The interior top and bottom of the dish is decorated with a hand- painted floral bouquet. The dish is marked with an unidentified painted mark on the bottom with remnants of an old label. Measures about 2 1/2" high, 3 3/4" in diameter (at opening) with the foot ring measuring 2 1/8 in diameter.
This nice dish is in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws. There is the expected light crazing on the interior of the dish.
History: Satsuma is a yellowish earthenware usually decorated with detailed Japanese figures with expressive facial features. This ware was generally created for the export marked of the mid-19th Century to cater to Western markets. We at Antiques & Moore 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! The item "Signed 19th C.Japanese SATSUMA Miniature Lidded Dish, Meiji Period" is in sale since Friday, December 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.