15 September 1999
A Slender Hexagonal Earthenware Vase
Meiji Period (Late 19th Century)
Decorated with rectangular panels of figures and landscapes in polychrome enamels and gilt over a clear crackled glaze, the rounded, faceted shoulder decorated with three phoenixes on a ground of various patterns bordered by geometric and lappet bands, and the areas above the foot with a band of irises
9.7/8in. (25cm.) high
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PUBLISHED: Yabe Yoshiaki, ed., Satsuma no kinrande zuroku (Catalogue of gilded enameled Satsuma) (Fukuoka: Omuta Gahden Hoteru Bijutsukan, 1993), pl. 15.
Sold Christie's, London, 5 & 6 June, 1990, lot 206.
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