A small Satsuma ovoid elongated vase By Yabu Meizan (1853-1934), Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century
Lot 278
A small Satsuma ovoid elongated vase
By Yabu Meizan (1853-1934), Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 7,450) inc. premium

Lot Details
A small Satsuma ovoid elongated vase By Yabu Meizan (1853-1934), Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century A small Satsuma ovoid elongated vase By Yabu Meizan (1853-1934), Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century
A small Satsuma ovoid elongated vase
By Yabu Meizan (1853-1934), Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century
Finely decorated in enamels and gilt with three horizontal bands, each enclosing a different design, the upper section with trailing fronds of purple and white wisteria, the central band depicting children pursuing a variety of pastimes including calligraphy, painting appreciation, tea ceremony and ikebana, the lower section painted with a profusion of assorted chrysanthemums in bloom, the foot and rim with a narrow band enclosing geometric and foliate motifs; signed on the base with a gilt seal Yabu Meizan. 12.7cm (5in) high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    An English private collection; a gift from William Lygon (1903-1979) eighth Earl of Beauchamp to the current owner's grandfather, the former head gardener at Madresfield Court, Worcestershire.
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