A cloisonne on satsuma pottery (totai-jippo) circular box or dressing table jar. Signed: Kin-ko-zan Zo. The most prolific of the Kyoto based artists on satsuma. Shown in plate 52, p.83 "Japanese Cloisonne, History, Technique, and Appreciation", Lawrence Coben and Dorothy Ferster, Weatherhill, 1982, NY & Tokyo. Discussed p.60. This very early piece of the type, c.1860, is on Satsuma crackleware produced in Satsuma & Osumi provinces. Note the shippo border otif "locking" top to base visually. Dorothy Ferster Collection. 3"dia., 2"h.
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