A baluster vase
with everted neck, painted and gilt with a panel depicting a group of ladies at leisure, eating and drinking below blossoming trees, the reverse with a lady walking in a flower strewn garden, before a pavilion with a further lady and attendant on a terrace, all on a dark blue ground reserved with mon, wisteria and scattered maple leaves -- 12in. (30.5cm.) high, signed Dai Nihon Kinkozan zo, (crack to base).
See Colour Plate 5 and detail of signature.