THIS LISTING IS FOR A WONDERFUL ANTIQUE MEIJI PERIOD JAPANESE SATSUMA PORCELAIN ENAMELED FLAT SIDED TEAPOT WITH GOLD TRIM. ELABORATE PICTORAL FAMILY SCENE WITH LANDSCAPE ON BOTH FRONT AND BACK WITH BRIGHT COLORATION. ELABORATE GILT ACCENTS ON HANDLE AND SPOUT. SMALL FOO DOG FINIAL ON LID. MEASURES 9 1/2″ HIGH, 8 1/2″ IN LENGTH, 2 1/2 IN WIDTH. WEIGHS 2.5 POUNDS. THE CONDITION IS EXCELLENT WITH NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THE ENAMELING AND GILDING ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH ONLY MINOR NORMAL CRAZING AS IS NORMAL ON SATSUMA POTTERY. SATSUMA IS A CREAMY EARTHENWARE USUALLY DECORATED WITH JAPANESE FIGURES WITH EXPRESSIVE FACIAL FEATURES. THIS WARE WAS GENERALLY CREATED FOR THE EXPORT MARKET OF THE MID 19th CENTURY TO CATER TO WESTERN MARKETS. Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! The item “BEAUTIFUL 19th C. HAND PAINTED & GILDED JAPANESE 9 SATSUMA TEAPOT, FOO DOG TOP” is in sale since Monday, October 14, 2013. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Teapots”. The seller is “antiquesandmooresales” and is located in Arlington, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Multi-Color
- Type: Teapots
- Primary Material: Porcelain & Pottery
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original