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A Very Fine Imperial Satsuma Japanese Vase of the Meiji Period

Dimensions: H: 21 in / 53.5 cm Dia: 9 in / 23 cm

Description

The bulbous form vase, now converted to a lamp, depicts the Ten Arhats, the enlightened disciples of the Buddha, with two young acolytes, delicately and expressively painted in polychromes. Japan, Circa 1875

Provenance

Imperial Satsuma is a term used for the highest degree of workmanship that would be acceptable at the Japanese Royal Court

REF No. 7784

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