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Beautiful Japanese tripod Satsuma Box

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900: Item # 1003276
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This is a huge Japanese circa 1900 tripod fine Satsuma covered box finely decorated with a double shield on top of a lid. Shields depict aristocrats and children under sakura , and a landscape with a temple, houses and mountains. The sides of the Box have floral decorations and clouds; gilded feet depict leaves. The interior of the box has a scene of a finely painted lady with an umbrella and boys, and a background with bushes and flower blossoms; the children's heads and hats are different. The box is signed by the artist. It measures 9 1/4 inches in diameter by 5 inches tall and dates 19th century, Meiji, Japan.