A very pretty Satsuma canister. It is in perfect condition. It hss a very nice mark. It is at least 60 years old. It is about 4 1/4" tall, 3" across. It is the Thousand Flower" design, traditional, complex and colorful. A very nice piece.
Yes they are salt and pepper, but they were made by one of the finest porcelain-china companies that ever existed. Toshikane in Arita Japan. The company that made these 50 year plus old figures was famous for making top of the line small tiles for jewelry. Faces, fans, flowers, asian icons decorated their high fired china tiles. These tiles in jewelry sell for hundreds of dollars each. I did not know that this company made anything but jewelry insets until I found a pair of foo dogs and then thi ...click for details