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Two Satsuma Covered Jars

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Two Satsuma Covered Jars, Japan, 19th century, square, the sides slightly tapering towards the bottom, resting on four bracket feet, each side depicting legendary scenes with figures painted in gold and enamel with some carved in high relief, the cover of flattened dome shape with a knob in the shape of a daiko drum, both signed "Hododa" with Shimazu family crest on a red cartouche to base, one of the bases with additional floral scroll decoration in gold, ht. to 14 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

in good condition with loss of gilt and enamel to some area.


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