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Arita, Hizen province [Japan] - Jar and cover
A Japanese porcelain jar and cover mounted in ormolu as a pot pourri, with a gilt-bronze pineapple finial and a pierced collar, the vase painted -with flowering bamboo, applied with moulded blossoms, and three arched panels of plants with floral borders with a gilt-bronze sprigot and base.
An inlaid copper vase By Hokoku, dated 1938 The large, squat ovoid vase with short, everted neck decorated with a shoal of fish swimming near the surface, the fish worked in different shades of gilt and copper takazogan; with separate wood stand and tomobako titled Suaka koi Chokoku iri kabin (high purity quality copper vase with carving of carps), the inside of the lid signed and dated by the artist Showa jusan nen sangatsu kichijitsu Hokoku saku
Satsuma Pottery; Japanese, Meiji, Vase, Meiji, Lotus-Form, Scenes of Geishas in Garden, 63 inch.
MONUMENTAL SATSUMA VASE ON STAND, JAPANESE, MEIJI PERIOD, CIRCA 1900,LOTUS-FORM RIM AND NECK ARE MOLDED OVOID BODY FLANKED BY APPLIED WINGED DRAGONS CLUTCHING RING SUSPENDED WITH KNOTTED TWINE TERMINATING IN TASSELS, VASE PAINTED WITH SCENES OF GEISHAS WITHIN COASTAL GARDEN, REVERSE PAINTED WITH SCENE OF YOUNG WARRIORS, ALL RAISED ON MATCHING SQUAT PEDESTAL RAISED WITH GROTESQUES