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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A Satsuma vase and cover, signed, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Satsuma vase and cover, signed, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    decorated in blue, red, purple, white and black enamels and gilt with a continuous scene of a white and a golden dragon chasing one another on top of turbulent waves, beneath a band of lappets to the shoulder below another of keyfret design, the cover with sprays of leafy kiku with similar bands, a kiku flowerhead to the finial, signed Satsuma Tanshu ga -- 14½in. (37cm.) high.


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