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Lot 134: Tall Japanese satsuma vase painted with skeletons and carp, meiji period, Of baluster form with flaring rim, the body painted in the roPlatinum House
December 17, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Tall Japanese satsuma vase painted with skeletons and carp
Of baluster form with flaring rim, the body painted in the round with a band of human skeletons carrying a carp fish with banded decoration to rim and base and twin lion' masks to shoulders, unmarked.
H: 16 1/2, W: 6 3/4 in.
From the Collection of Vincent Smith-Durham, Hav-A-Mil House
1 1/2" darkened hairline crack to rim. Some gilt loss.
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