Antique Miniature Japanese Meiji Satsuma Gilt Vase Signed Shimazu & Character 3" For Sale
Antique Miniature Japanese Meiji Satsuma Gilt Vase Signed Shimazu & Character 3" Description
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An antiqueJapanese Satsuma Meiji periodminiature vase,signed with the Shimazumon mark & another character mark, and dating to around the late 19th / early 20th century.
The vase is of high shouldered ovoid form with a rolled rim, and has been beautifully decorated with a geometric floral pattern in gilt & enamelsto the shoulder and with the body having afloral / foliate design with two birds - all hand painted & with gilt highlighting - please see photos and click to enlarge.
The base has a black rectangular cartouche with the Shimazu mon mark and a character mark in gilt (photo 15).
Condition : The vase is fine, with no chips, cracks or restoration. There is very lightrubbing commensurate with age.
The vase stands approx 2 7/8" / 7.4cmtall.
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