The vases are painted with polychrome enamels and is embellished with delicate gilt designs throughout. The decoration features male and female figures in assorted poses on four panels, one on each side.The top of the vase is decorated with mutiple patterns down to the shoulder area and around the low pedestal base. Vases are marked with unidentified gilt character mark on the base with one having an additional old sticker which we have left in place. This can be easily removed should you so desire.
Measure 9 1/2" with a 2 7/8" top opening, are 4" wide at shoulder area and have a 3" diameter base. Combined weight is just under 4 pounds. Both vases are in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws. Satsuma is a creamy earthenware usually decorated with Japanese figures with expressive facial features. This ware was generally created for the export market of the mid-19th Century thru the turn of the 20th Century to cater to Western markets.
Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business!The item "Pair 19th C. Japanese Satsuma 9.5 Vases, Meiji Period, Signed" is in sale since Thursday, February 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.