6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A Satsuma Koro signed Gyokuzan, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
decorated in typical enamels and gilt, and moulded with a band of lappets along the rim shaped in the form of a drape of textile with shishi, beneath this the body decorated with flowering cherry and plum trees and bamboo, the cover pierced with sacred pearls and clouds, the finial a rabbit -- 4in. (10cm.) high
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