23 - 24 July 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A Gourd-Form Earthenware Wine Pot
Meiji period (late 19th century),
painted in polychrome enamels and gilt over a clear crackled glaze with cherry blossoms and attributes of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune floating in a stream, the neck decorated with chrysanthemum florets above a ring of leaves, the spout with a panel of conjoined chrysanthemums and fitted with a silver band
4 7/8in. (12.4cm.) high
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Yabe Yoshiaki, ed., Satsuma no kinrande zuroku (Catalogue of gilded enameled Satsuma) (Fukuoka: Ohmuta Gahden Hoteru Bijutsukan, 1993), pl. 53.
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