London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
A Kutani moulded bottle vase
Edo Period (early 19th Century)
with widely flaring rim and short slightly spreading foot, decorated in high relief around the body with radiating petals, painted and gilt with dignitaries seated in boxes flanked by attendants, above numerous Buddhist priests in multiple rows below -- 10¾in. (27.3cm.) high, signed Makube, (cracked).
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