A fine Japanese hand painted Satsuma vase. Signed on the bottom Hododa, above the signature is a circle with a cross denoting the Shimazu clan mark. Date Meiji period late 19th century.
The vase has 6 sides and is decorated with two main panels, one with Samuel warriors and the other with courtly ladies in a domesticated landscape setting. The vase is in good condition with no cracks , there is some rubbing to the gilding to the rim and to the two small figures on the neck. As shown in a small piece to the foot rim has broken off and been reattached.
Height 6 inches 15 cm. The item "Satsuma Samurai Vase Shimazu crest Hododa mark Meiji period" is in sale since Thursday, October 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Vases". The seller is "antiquesgordon" and is located in sheffield. This item can be shipped worldwide.