Satsuma Ware Vase

Satsuma Ware Vase

late 19th century
Artist
Kin Tozan, Japanese, blank
Country
Japan
Style/Tradition
Satsuma Ware
vase
porcelain with overglaze enamel
Gift of May Wilfley in memory of her parents, A. R. Wilfley and Addie M. Wilfley
1974.50
Kin Tozan (Japanese). Satsuma Ware Vase. late 19th century. porcelain with overglaze enamel. Gift of May Wilfley in memory of her parents, A. R. Wilfley and Addie M. Wilfley. 1974.50.
Dimensions
height: 18 in, 45.7200 cm; diameter: 13.5 in, 34.2900 cm
Department
Asian
Collection
Asian
Satsuma Ware Vase by Kin Tozan Japan late 1800s, Meiji period Porcelain with overglaze enamel and gold decoration Gift of May Wilfley in memory of her parents, A. R. Wilfley and Addie M. Wilfley 1974.50 This vase reveals the incredible technical skill of Kin Tozan, who decorated it with an astonishing array of vases, jars, cups, ewers, and other containers.
Known Provenance
At least 1973-1974, May Wilfley [b. 1887, d. 1983], Englewood CO; 1974, DAM collection, gift of May Wilfley in memory of her parents A.R. Wilfley and Addie M. Wilfley.