London, South Kensington
8 November 2007
A Satsuma bowl, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
painted to the interior with a large solitary blue enamelled iris and its long leafy stems, decorated and gilt to the exterior with a geometric hexagonal-fret design incorporating stylised kiku and peony flowerheads with foliage, illegible impressed mark to base -- 8 5/16in. (21.2cm.) diam.
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