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Posted 1 year ago


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I can't really think of a purpose for this thing... Some kind of ikebana maybe? Its definitely Satsuma, its got the beige-crackle on the inside. Anyone have any guesses at what the purpose of this was?

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 1 year ago
    Just there for pure prettiness
  2. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Probably, I was wondering if it had some kind of special purpose, but I guess Satsuma was mainly made asa decorative ware
  3. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    I have heard this design/shape called posy holder and basket also.
  4. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Thank you Phil, that gives me soemthing to go on, I'll search Google for any similar pieces tomorrow. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your knowedge

    - Still
  5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 1 year ago
    It's pretty Still... I have a few Satsuma pieces too. I agree with Amber just created to please the eye. -Mike-
  6. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Yeah it was probably just made to be "different." Since Satsuma wasn't mainly a decorative ware

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