The container sits stably on it base but can also be hung on the wall as an interesting sculpture artifact.
Approximately 9 inches high, 7.5 inches across and 4 inches deep.
I replaced the tie which secured the front of the seat to the metal saddle tree...the original cord was literally falling apart...Limited research indicates this saddle was from Rajastan India.
Vase is in very good condition, no chips, no dents, and no losses.
Dated by McKinley Tariff Act requiring name of country of origin to be permanently engraved (stamped) or imprinted into a piece.
In 1881 Kintarō Hattori opened a watch and jewelry shop called "K. Hattori" in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan. Eleven years later, in 1892, he began to produce clocks under the name Seikosha (精工舎), meaning roughly "House of Exquisite Workmanship" The beginnings of the Seiko watch company...
The holder is 12 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter and has a deep mahogany brown patina.