Antique vase

Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase
Antique vase

Antique vase in the oriental style of the Meiji era. Made of porcelain, polychrome painting, gilding. Artfully painted in the Satsuma style, with characteristic depictions of people, animals and birds. The handles are made in the form of sculptural images of dogs holding a ring in their mouths. Japan, XIX century.


The Satsuma style gets its name from the province where production began. The earliest known items date back to the mid-17th century, when the shard was still dark in color. And the world famous Satsuma-style products appeared at the end of the Edo period. The master Kinkozan Sobei is considered the founder of the style, it was he who began to work with very thin creamy white porcelain, painting it in a characteristic manner.


Soon, Satsuma porcelain became popular all over the world, and at the Paris Exhibition in 1867, the Japanese porcelain presented won the European public.


Satsuma products are painted with enamels and gold paint, the manufacturing technology of which was borrowed from the Meissen factory. The style is characterized by fine detailed painting that covers not only the external, but also the internal surfaces. Favorite subjects were genre scenes depicting warriors, geishas, ​​saints, as well as landscapes and illustrations for literary works.


Since their first appearance in Europe, Satsuma-style products have gained unprecedented popularity, they are highly valued today and look great in modern interiors.