Lot 5: Pr IMPERIAL SATSUMA PORCELAIN FOO DOG VASES
January 12, 2013
Boynton Beach, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of Imperial Satsuma porcelain foo dog vases. Each depicts a foo dog hoisting a vase on it's back. One depicts Empress with attendant, the next the Emperor with attendant. The verso of each depicts an immortal figure pointing staff. Beautiful multicolor design with gilded accenting. Each holds Satsuma marks to bottom. 19th century. Each measures approx. 6 1/4" height x 4 1/2" width (15.8cm x 11.4cm). Total weight of 727 grams.