Vase with lid

ca. 1870 (made)

Unknown

Height: 76.2 cm, Diameter: 33 cm

368:1, 2-1877 EAS

Vase with lid imitating basketwork, one of a pair, stoneware with crackled grey glaze and decoration in overglaze enamels and gilding; Japan, Satsuma, Meiji period, ca. 1870

Vase with lid, one of a pair with 368A/1, 2-1877. Stoneware with crackled grey glaze and decoration in overglaze enamels and gilding. The surface wrought in basket pattern, profusely painted and gilt with wistaria, peonies and other flowers; on the shoulders are embossed Paulownia medallions. The lid is surmounted by two dogs or lions.

Location: In Storage

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