Satsuma earthenware vase. Kinkozan, Meiji Period.

Satsuma earthenware vase, Kinkozan, Meiji Period. The large vase, beautifully hand painted with twin panels of Bijin conversing in garden settings, before a mountainous river landscape. All upon a cobalt blue ground, heavily gilded with a profusion of flowering peony.
Having twin scroll handles.

Gilt signature to the base.

Height: 25.5 cm, 10”.

Width: 15.5 cm, 6 1/2”.

Condition: Typical minor wear to the gilding. No damage. No restoration.