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Subject:ornate dragon vase
Posted By: shedrick Wed, Apr 05, 2017 IP:

ii have this very ornate dragon vase is it satsuma?
picture scene has servants by maybe an emperor. all facets of the vase reeks imperial.

Subject:Re: ornate dragon vase
Posted By: Bill H Sun, Apr 09, 2017

Your vase, which was made for export, has slip-painted decoration of a thick, tactile type called 'moriage" (pronounced moh-ree-ahh-gah). It probably dates to around the late Meiji-to-Taisho period, or about 1900-1925 or somewhat later.

Best regards,

Bill H.

Subject:Re: ornate dragon vase
Posted By: Shedrick Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Thank you Bill | Associations | Articles | Exhibitions | Galleries |