As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this unusual fine quality Meiji period 1868-1912 Satsuma vase artist signed by Hozan , the squat globular vase is predominately painted with a continuous central band depicting the seven Gods of good fortune in various pursuits ,one of the more comical subjects depicts Ebisu struggling with a huge Carp as Daikoku looks on , by contrast there is a tranquil subject as Jurojin paints a large scroll with help from Fukurokuju , his Deer and Manchurian Crane also in the backdrop , the main central panel framed with bands of Chrysanthemum between finely painted Floral borders , the rim is nicely gilded and the artist has signed in a seal to the underside Dai Nihon Satsuma yaki Hozan tsukuru , this translates to read – Satsuma vase made by Hozan in great Japan , an ideal addition to your Satsuma cabinet collection or as a special gift for a loved one .
UK Gentlemans collection , previously sold by Sothebys , London , Japanese works of art sale , 7th June 1990 .
Perfect condition with vibrant paintwork .
Approximate sizes :
Height : 4″ 10 cm
Width : 3.75″ 9.5 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .
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