A Japanese exceptional Satsuma tea bowl decorated inside with polychrome and gilt glazes, depicting the most important festival in Japan, Gion Matsuri. It is a religious festival, in which the god Takehaya Susanoo-no-Mikoto is invoked and prayed. At the top left the imperial palace of Kyoto, in the center the large chariot with hundreds of figures and on top Susanoo the divinity of storms and hurricanes.
Outside it is decorated with everyday life scene and with landscape and floral decorations within circular reserves. Square base.
Gilted Hankinzan Do signature under the base.
Meiji period 19th century
Sizes: 12 x 6 cm.
Condition report: Very good condition