Antique Japanese Meiji Sumida Gawa Vase Unusual Tri Point Top C.1890 - 8 1/4"
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Antique Japanese Meiji Sumida Gawa Vase Unusual Tri Point Top C.1890 - 8 1/4":
Antique Japanese Meiji Sumida Gawa Vase Unusual Tri Point Top c.1890 - 8 1/4" Description
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OOOne of two pieces of Sumida Gawa listed.
AJapanese Meiji period Sumida Gawa vase, with an unusual tri-point top, and dating to around c.1890 - 1900.
A JapaneseThe vase, of waisted form, has a wave like relief to the red painted body whilst the rim has a 'cloaked' detail gathered up into 3 loop finials, and covered in a flowing glaze ofvarious shades ofbrown, blue, and creamwhich drips down the sides of the vase.
The vase has an applied three dimensional glazed figure of a male standing on a rocky precipice, with an outstretched arm holding a pearl, looking down upon a shell sitting on another rocky precipice.
The base is unsigned.
Condition is good, with no damage and only the very light rubbingof the red paintwork, commensurate with age - please see photos and clickto enlarge.
The vase stands approx 8 1/4" / 21cm tall maximum.