Satsuma Tea Set; Mejii Period
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All Items: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: item # 153154
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R and S Antiques
New York, NY 10075
Monterey, MA 01245
|A Japanese Satsuma Dragon Tea set (Shimazo Crest; Shuzan mark, from the Mejii period 1868-1912). The Pot is, 8" high, the Creamer is 5.5", and the Sugar is 7"; all with Lids. Hand painted in colors and gilt with Rakan (Buddhist disciples) and dragons. Pieces signed with mark on the bottom. The Shimazo Crest is also on the Side of the Teapot. There is a chip on the inside lid of the teapot that is not noticeable from the outside, otherwise it is in excellent condition. It likely dates from about 1890.|