Friday, December 31, 2010

Large Satsuma Moriage Vase

Beautiful Large 23" Antique Satsuma Moriage Vase

The front has a beautifully detailed large Samurai Warrior with two smaller Samurais following in the background. Both sides have beautifully detailed mountains, trees and butterflies. On the back is a floral scene with foliage, flowers and butterflies. Beautiful colors of gold, red, green, blue and brown with heavy raised gold gilt.

Made of earthenware with a moriage technique, which is slip clay and porcelain bead high relief added before firing. Slip clay leave shape wirh round medallion were added for handles on each side.

Meiji Period (1868-1912) With an unknown mark

It is approx. 22 3/8" tall and approx. 9 1/2" at it's widest x 7 1/4" top diameter

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