The top of the box is decorated with bamboo and a rooster and hen and gilded flowers. The sides of the box are decorated with a colorful ring of medallions with the design matching on the top and base of the box when the lid is in place. Measures 1 1/4" high and 3 1/4" square body.
This nice box is in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws although there is faint crazing which is very common with Satsuma ware. Satsuma is a creamy earthenware that is often decorated with scenes or flowers in th design. This ware was generally created for the export market of the mid-19th Century to cater to Western markets.
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The item "Antique Japanese SATSUMA 3.25 Box, Rooster & Bamboo, Meiji Period" is in sale since Monday, March 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Boxes". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
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