457. Fine Quality Japanes Meji Period Satsuma Pottery Vase 19thCt

Fine Quality Early Japanese Satsuma Lidded Pottery Vessel of  hexagon outline above a circular base with pierced detail, third quarter of the Nineteenth Century.

Each panel exquisitely hand painted in various scenes depicting Geisha and Immortals. The original firm fitting cover with similar decoration and a large fo dog finial.

Condition: Superb condition for such an early piece, just a few tiny paint losses here and there. 

Height: (entire as shown) 7.75" (19.75cm). Width: (at widest) 4.5" (11.5cm). Diameter: (at base) 3.5” (8.75cm).