Satsuma bud vase

$ 380.00

Satsuma bud vase with cartouches holding haloed Buddha deities and Shinto priests above the wide shoulder of the vase.  A small Shimazu clan crest is embedded at the neck near applied handles.  Four panels fromthe shoulder t the flared base hold finely painted figures, including noble ladies at garden-viewing veranda (engawa), and armored Samurai. Gold embellishments throughout.  Interior of ecru crackle glaze.  Gold maker's at foot ring obliterated by age.   6" high.  3-1/2" diameter at shoulder.  2-7/8" diameter at base.  1-7/8" at mouth.  Late Meiji-Taisho.


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