Lot 624: Kyoto Satsuma Dragonware Tea Set Meiji Period
June 12, 2011
Camp Hill, PA, USALive Auction
Description: A Japanese Kyoto Satsuma dragonware tea set. Comprising a teapot, creamer, sugar, four cups and four saucers all decorated with immortals and dragons with figural dragon handles, spout and finials. Signed under base in gold on brown, probably for Choshuzan. In original silk lined fitted case. Meiji period. MEASUREMENTS: Teapot 6-3/4". Sugar 5". Creamer 4". Cups 2-1/4". Saucers 4-7/8". Case 20-1/2" x 17-1/2" x 5". CONDITION: Lids of teapot and sugar have very minor losses to dragon horns and body at rim edge. Case with light exterior wear and missing one clasp.