A fine pair of signed Satsuma vases and a matching Koro, Meiji period, 1868 - 1912, with shimazu family crest mark to all, the square section baluster vases with waisted necks, and a matching koro, lid absent, decorated throughout with arhat figures in ena
A Japanese covered Koro and cover, Meiji/Taisho period, of compressed form with gold and polychrome decoration of wisteria and chrysanthemum, gilt finials of Shishi dogs on top of base and cover, signed to underside, 20 cm total high, 24 cm diameter
Japanese Kutani Koro. Taisho period. Decorated with ships and European figures, raised on four feet decorated with masks, the lid surmounted by a temple dog, mark to base. Height 30 cm. Provenance: Purchased from Kalinka gallery, 2000
A Japanese Satsuma Koro and cover, late 19th century, Meiji period (1868-1912), decorated with geisha girls and figures with finely painted gilded upper and lower frieze panel borders, signed painted seal marks to base. Height 14.8 cm
A large Meiji Japanese ivory okimono; features an elder holding a Koro with a dragon coiling up his body. Beneath him rests a young child and small dog, who is reaching to attack the dragon. The dragon has released his sharp claws towards the threatening d
A Satsuma tripod koro and cover, Meiji Period, 1868-1912 decorated with floral motifs in gilt and enamels, mask-handles, Shi-shi mounted on the cover blue Shimazu mon and three character gold mark. 22 cm high
A Satsuma earthenware Koro censer and cover, ovoid shape raised on three feet, decorated in relief and enamels with Buddhist figures, lion mask and ring handles issue from the sides, the lid surmounted by a foo dog finial, all highlighted with gilding. Hei
A Japanese Satsuma koro and pierced silver cover, Meiji period (1868-1912), of ovoid form, fan shaped decorative panels depicting traditional floral Japanese motifs, three-character mark, red seal and Shimazu mon, 12.5 cm high
A Japanese Satsuma tripod Koro and cover, Meiji period (1868-1912), of globular form with bracket handles, the cover with a fu dog finial, in cobalt blue with gilt highlights, the body with exquisite enamelled scenes of birds amidst flowering wisteria, the
A Japanese bronze Koro, Meiji period (1868-1912), a fine spherical censer supported by three fantastic fo dogs, the body decorated in relief with the symbols of the zodiac and pendant lotus designs; two small fo dogs to the side, and surmounted by another
Superb Japanese Satsuma lidded koro (censer), signed Yabu Meizan, Meiji period (1868-1912), the body very finely enamelled and gilt with eight panels of birds, figures and sea landscapes, the lid with ‘the thousand flowers’ design. Width 12.5 cm
A finely painted Satsuma Koro, with cast silver decorated lid. Beautifully decorated both front and back with multiple figures in a mountainous setting, fine geometrical patterning to top and bottom. Height 13 cm
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