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Top quality Japanese Edo gosu-blue Satsuma Koro

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1910: Item # 1202487
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This is a top quality Japanese Edo (19th century)gosu-blue Satsuma Koro with shishi on a pierced lid, with beautifully shaped handles and feet,and Tokugawa family mons on the lid and upper part of the Koro. It has magnificent raised multiple floral decorations above main panels.They have complicated raised symbolic decorations including a scene of a rooster in bushes and floral decorations over fence and a seated bird. As a reference , you may check a similar Koro ( but less detailed) in one of the N.Schiffer books. It measures 8 inches tall and it is 6 inches in Diameter.