A Satsuma koro and cover
Meiji Period, with Satsuma mon
In the shape of a basket tied in a large bag, painted in blue, red and green enamels and gilt, the main sides with two rows of vertically pierced bands, decorated overall with tied scrolls and roundels enclosing stylised characters, including Luck and Longevity, reserved on a blue ground, moulded with four short feet, the pierced cover surmounted by a bud-finial
12.5 cm. high
A similar example was sold in our London rooms on 13/14 November 1989, lot 375.