An Exceptionally Fine Example of a Japanese Satsuma Hand Painted Early Meiji Period Vase. Last quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
The circular upper body with gilt lined shield shape panels of Japanese Families above a bulbous lower body with similar decoration, ending on a circular rim support.
Condition: Mint condition, just a little wear to gilding on top rim, this piece never had a cover.
Height: 12.25" (31cm). Width: (at widest) 6" (15.25cm). Diameter: (at base). 4.5” (11.5cm).