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Big Japanese Satsuma Koro

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900: Item # 1090131
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Big Japanese Meiji Period rectangular-shaped lidded Satsuma cobalt-blue Koro with pierced shimazu-cross shaped air-release holes. The Koro has 6 feet. It has a very fine and detailed hand-painting. It depicts a riverscape, mountains, Bamboo and houses on background , 14 women and four children in beautiful kimonos on coast. There are two women and a man in beautiful kimonos , in a boat. Another side depicts a scene of a tea-ceremony and an interior of a rich house with a view of waterfalls, mountains and a river on background. There are 18 women, three men and a girl , also in beautiful kimonos, watching a dancing lady with a fan. Cobalt -blue background has floral decorations with butterflies. Top of the Koro and a lid have floral decorations with and unusual gilded final. It is signed. There is an original gold decoration across the bottom. It has no wear to gold. 8 3/4" tall x 9" D.