A SATSUMA BOWL
Sealed Kaizan sei, Meiji Period (Late 19th Century)
Finely decorated in various couloured enamels and gilt, the inside with a multitude of colourful minute four-petalled flower buds, the reverse with a band of floral pattern with six roundels depicting various scenes with figures, the rim with a continuous band of karako playing, over another band of scrolling karakusa
4.7/8in. (12.5cm.) diam.