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Japanese Satsuma Jar with Shoki, Samauri, EARLY Meiji
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Finely detailed Satsuma jar with 4 male figures comprising 2 scenes. Once scene depicts Shoki with a nobleman, the other a Samurai teacher with his student. An exception piece and what we were not able to capture in the photos is the depth and richness of the translucent glazes. Wood stand and lid were added later and are included. Measures on stand with lid 9.5". Jar alone measures 7.5" high x 6" diameter. Jar dates about 1875.