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Japanese Antique Satsuma Okimono of Kannon Bosatsu Astride an Elephant

Japanese Antique Satsuma Okimono of Kannon Bosatsu Astride an Elephant


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1920: Item # 1339281

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A Satsuma okimono of the Buddhist deity, Kannon Bosatsu, astride a luxuriantly caparisoned white elephant, its trunk raised to indicate the occurrence of an auspicious event. Enameled in gosu blue, emerald green and iron-red with rich gilding, the goddess sits regally, quietly meditating. Gilt Satsuma mon, “Satsuma yaki” and gilt Kintozan signature seal on the side. This impressive Satsuma sculpture is in excellent condition. Height: 13.4”, length: 12.3” 19th Century, Japan