Kyoto Satsuma Shrine Vase with Cameo


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Artifact Identification Kyoto Satsuma Shrine Vase with Cameo   (1995.12.0003A)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Meiji Period (1868-1912), Late 19th century
Culture Japanese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 42.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 23.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.9 cm
Weight 4366 g
Measuring Remarks The depth is the thickness of the vase wall.
Materials Ceramic--Porcelain, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Glazing, Painting, Firing, Throwing, Gilding, Incising
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.5) -ns Dark Blue ( 5 P B 3/4) -ns Deep Yellow ( 2.5 Y 6/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Frederick Dosé: “ ... Kyoto Satsuma style ... having diamond-pattern foot in blue on white, bottle-form with wide neck and flaring lobate rim (gilt edged) ...dark ground with trailings in cloisonné imitation, cartouches of fallen horse in landscape, the other side with cartouche of seated monk holding a fly-whisk and a table beside him, trailing flower branches and a descriptive cartouche; a smaller scenic cartouche above with part of a temple arch and a view beyond, this balanced on the other side with a cartouche of a flowering tree and flying bird....”

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Drs. Albert V. and Marguerite Carozzi
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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