Lot 184 , A fine pair of Japanese Satsuma pottery ovoid vases, by Yabu Meizan, Meiji period, H.12cm
A fine pair of Japanese Satsuma pottery ovoid vases, by Yabu Meizan, Meiji period, each upper half painted with figures of seated artisans and scholars, the lower half with figures in boats in a mountainous river landscape, between borders of flowerheads and lozenges, gilt four character seal marks, H.12cm
Both vases have typical fine crazing to the glaze all over. One of the vases has a section of the rim approximately 1/3 of the circumference broken and restuck with some respraying to the inside to disguise the repair which has been well done and can only be seen with a magnifying loop. Otherwise the vases are in good condition.
Please note the marks to both bases are a little worn.
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Sold for £5,500