A SATSUMA CERAMIC TRIPOD GLOBULAR VASE AND COVER
Japan, Meiji period
46 cm high
The globular body standing on three legs shaped as a stylized animal, high-relief crane-shaped handles, a robust cylindrical neck surmounted by a domed cover with an all-round Buddhist lion finial, the exuberant decoration painted in polychrome enamels and gold consisting of geometric grounds and reserves with figures.
Provenance: Italian private collection.