MEIJI PERIOD VASES WITH APPLIED MYTHOLOGICAL FOO/LION HEADS. Hand painted signature and marked on bottom. Profusely decorated with elaborate phoenix bird and foliate, mountain landscape motifs around body. Tall, classic baluster form with fabulous applied figural mythological lion or foo heads. Outstanding gilt enamel accents on creamy white porcelain ground. Surface is clean, decor is exceptionally fine and each vase is beautifully detailed. Perfectly shaped, beautifully balanced, exquisitely decorated. All colours are bright, vibrant, and fresh. VERY VERY VERY FINE ESTATE OLD CONDITION. There are no cracks, no major condition issues, no hairlines. One vase has a small flake at the very bottom base as shown. 9 5/8″ HIGH by 3 1/2 “D RIM by 3 5/8 D BASE. COMBINED TOTAL WEIGHT 3lbs 5.6oz. HAND SIGNED ON BASE. THIS IS A GORGEOUS MEIJI PERIOD MATCHED PAIR JAPANESE KUTANI VASES WILL MAKE A STUNNING ADDITION FOR DISPLAY WITH YOUR FINE COLLECTION. If you have time, please take a peek at the other chinese and japanese pieces we have listed from this estate. ALL ITEMS ARE ANTIQUE IN NATURE AND SUCH PIECES DO OCCASIONALLY HAVE MANUFACTURING FLAWS INDICATIVE OF THE PERIOD IN WHICH THEY WERE MADE… The item “Antique PAIR Japanese KUTANI Porcelain BIRD Vase FOO Painted Meiji Signed Mark” is in sale since Friday, April 26, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases”. The seller is “bidatzeldas” and is located in Adrian, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Featured Refinements: Meiji Vase
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Porcelain & Pottery
- Maker: KUTANI MARK
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Multi-Color