Kyoto Satsuma Shrine Vase with Cameo


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Artifact Identification Kyoto Satsuma Shrine Vase with Cameo   (1995.12.0004A)
  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) 41.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 22.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.9 cm
Weight 3813 g
Measuring Remarks The depth is the thick ness 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 ... the main cartouche of a fearsome actor as warrior advancing right, the secondary cartouche above of a flowering tree with three flying birds; the verso main cartouche of a dancing geisha seen from the rear, her kimono with various figures, she against a flowering background, with a descriptive cartouche, the smaller cartouche above with a scene of the forepart of a two-story house with gridded patio; all cartouches with blue guard border, the geisha cartouche with additional inner lined triangular guard....”

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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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