This listing is for the Exceptional Antique Japanese Meiji Satsuma Plate with Deities pictured above. An exceptionally detailed Meiji period satsuma plate. This plate depicts a pair of deities with halos standing on clouds. One deity holds a pot with water spurting out like a fountain. The other deity hold a long scroll inscribed with calligraphy.
The figures are surrounded by a band of varying decorative motifs that cover the perimeter of the plate. The detail in the faces, robes, objects, and motifs is some of the highest quality that you can find in any satsuma work.
The artist carefully built up the robes of the figures in varying layers of clay/enamel to provide more depth to the work. This piece appears to be unsigned, but is certainly by the hand of one of the most talented artists from the period. Provenance : Private collection from historic Pennsylvania home. 7 1/8 inches in diameter.
Condition : No chips or cracks. Some wear to the enamels, including some rubbing along the gilded edges and some small scattered losses. Feel free to ask any questions! The item "EXCEPTIONAL Antique Japanese Meiji Satsuma Plate Deities Scroll Clouds Water Pot" is in sale since Friday, April 30, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Plates". The seller is "carli722" and is located in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
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