UNUSUAL STAR DESIGN ON BOTTOM PORTION. MEASURES 3 1/2" HIGH WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 2 1/4". THE CONDITION IS EXCELLENT WITH NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THE ENAMELING AND GILDING ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. SIGNED IN JAPANESE SCRIPT ON BASE.
SATSUMA IS A YELLOWISH EARTHENWARE USUALLY DECORATED WITH DETAILED JAPANESE FIGURES WITH EXPRESSIVE FACIAL FEATURES. THIS WARE WAS GENERALLY CREATED FOR THE EXPORT MARKET OF THE MID 19th CENTURY TO CATER TO WESTERN MARKETS. MOST OF THE BETTER QUALITY PIECES WERE MARKED BY ARTIST STUDIOS. Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible.
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MINIATURE JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE, MEIJI PERIOD" is in sale since Thursday, October 13, 2011. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Arlington, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.