19 September 2000
An Earthenware Vase
Meiji Period (Late 19th Century)
Painted in polychrome enamels and gilt over a clear crackled glaze with chrysanthemums, the neck moulded with an openwork band of phoenixes, paulownia, and chrysanthemum florets
141/8in. (35.8cm.) high
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Yabe Yoshiaki, ed., Satsuma no kinrande zuroku (Catalogue of gilded enameled Satsuma) (Fukuoka: Ohmuta Gahden Hoteru Bijutsukan, 1993), pl. 3.
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