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Asian Antiques4604 of 7205Satsuma Vases  big and small, 13"  and 3 1/2" need help with ageJAPANESE SILVERWIRE CLOISONNE VASE, SIGNED W/JAPANESE CHARACTERS
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Posted 3 years ago


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I had to pick this up but don't know exactly what it is, but it feels right...
The paint is obviously done by hand, and the gold color is raised.
I especially like the 3rd photo where the kid is karate kicking the flower.

All input appreciated!

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
    beautiful and stunning!!
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago

    I don't want to spoil your fun.
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    HinT: ; ) Satsuma Mark one of -zans (the bottom mark)
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    It's a nice one too!
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Very Kinky! ;)
  6. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 years ago
    Sorry, in laws in for dinner...'nough said there...

    Kinkozan? 1868 to 1927? Tsukuru? '68 to 13?

  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    I think it is Kinkozan mark 1147. The two marks on yours are marks 2 & 3 right to left.

  8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    1447. Vase. Mark: Kinkozan tsukuru. Meiji (1868-1913) period.
  9. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Very nice!
  10. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
    Now that's something I would definitely buy Amber......Beautiful ! I have a little Meiji Era jar as well and the style looks similar with the gold and floral painting. Mine has birds and mums instead of figures. -Mike-
  11. toracat toracat, 3 years ago
    I have one with kind of similar mark! I will post! Maybe learn something!!
  12. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 years ago
    V, thank you so much! I have spent the last half an hour, waiting or the coffee to percolate and reading up on my Kinkozan. I am impressed with our detective powers as it is not the clearest of signatures. Thank you so much for the help. I'm pretty confident I would not have gotten there without you.

    Mike, it's funny what bubbles up at the thrift. I got it at a place where I will leave empty handed 9 out of 10 times. But that is always mega treasure. Baccarat, Arabia, Danish enamel jewelry... So every time I get frustrated and think, just pass, I have to focus on the good stuff.

    Thank you for the loves...and the kind words Agram!
  13. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
    Dear Amber, a million such beautiful things should come your way. Love the bottom, too!
  14. Thoscahaba Thoscahaba, 3 years ago
    Kinky? What did I miss?
  15. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
  16. Zowie Zowie, 3 years ago
    Love it you have done well I hope the price was in the correct range. How silly of coarse it was or you would not of bought it. Well done be safe, be happy & have a great day in all way's.

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