A circular deep bowl,the interior painted with myriad butterflies, the exterior with flowering shrubs, signed Seikozan.
Lot 549
A circular deep bowl,the interior painted with myriad butterflies, the exterior with flowering shrubs, signed Seikozan.
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
Auction Details
A circular deep bowl,the interior painted with myriad butterflies, the exterior with flowering shrubs, signed Seikozan. A circular deep bowl,the interior painted with myriad butterflies, the exterior with flowering shrubs, signed Seikozan.
Lot Details
A Satsuma bowl
By Seikozan, Meiji Period
Decorated in enamels and gilt, the exterior painted with a mass of densely-clustered flowers and shrubs including hydrangea, chrysanthemum, morning glory and peony, the interior with a multitude of tiny butterflies, signed with seal Seikozan. 12.5cm (4 7/8in) diam., 7.7cm (3in) high.

Footnotes

  • 薩摩 金彩色絵群蝶四季花図鉢 精巧山作 明治時代

    Provenance: an English private collection.
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