The panels depict two men and a crane; a woman, man and a dragon; two seated men and a box; two men, frog and an umbrella; a man, boy and a tiger; and a scholar with a book and a boy. Above each panel there is a smaller panel depicting a snail, moschito, and a water bug; a teak, butterfly and a praying mantis; a butterfly, dragonfly, a light bug and a mosquito; a ladybug, a grasshopper, flea and a butterfly; a dragonfly, a bee, and two smaller bugs; and a snail, grasshopper and a fly. The symbolic decorations on legs, bottom and throughout of the Koro are very detailed and slightly raised.The Koro is attributed to CHIN JUKAN. However, it is not signed as most of his works.
It has no damages, no losses and no restorations, no wear, some bake imperfections over the interior of the jar only. 12" wide x 12" tall x 7 3/4 deep. The item "Important Large Japanese Meiji Satsuma Koro with Shishi by CHIN JUKAN" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques".The seller is "okanonan" and is located in Potomac, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.