THIS LISTING IS FOR A BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE MEIJI PERIOD JAPANESE KYOTO SATSUMA PORCELAIN ENAMEL DECORATED AND GILDED PLATE, c. THE BOWL HAS BEAUTIFUL INTRICATE DETAILS FEATURING TWO LARGE SCENES WITH GROUPS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN WITH LANDSCAPE BACKGROUND. MEASURES 3/4" HIGH AND 6" IN DIAMETER.THE CONDITION IS EXCELLENT WITH NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THE ENAMELING IS ALSO IN GREAT CONDITION ALTHOUGH THERE IS MINOR RUBBING TO THE GILDED OUTER EDGE. UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S STAMP ON BASE (SEE PHOTOS). SATUMA IS A YELLOWISH EARTHENWARE USUALLY DECORATED WITH DETAILED JAPANESE FIGURES WITH EXPRESSIVE FACIAL FEATURES, LANDSCAPES AND SOMETIMES EMBELLISHED WITH DRAGONS IN RELIEF SUCH AS FOUND ON THIS LITTLE TREASURE. THIS WARE WAS GENERALLY CREATED FOR THE EXPORT MARKET OF THE MID 19th CENTURY TO CATER TO WESTERN MARKETS. MOST OF THE BETTER QUALITY PIECES WERE MARKED BY ARTIST STUDIOS. Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! ANTIQUE JAPANESE KYOTO SATSUMA MEIJI PERIOD 6 PLATE" is in sale since Sunday, March 9, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Plates". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.