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Kyoto Satsuma vase transformed into an oil lamp - Japan, circa 1920

Lot reference 16783701

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Current bid $62
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Location: Italy
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In very good condition, see description

Kyoto Satsuma vase transformed into an oil lamp. Japan, circa 1920

Satsuma is an historic Japanese fief located in the peninsula of the same name, in the southern part of the island of Kyūshū. This province lends its name to a famous and much prized ceramic, once produced in the furnaces of Kagoshima.

As it was the case for large part of the Japanese ceramic works established between the late 16th and the early 18th Century, those of Satsuma were initially created by Korean potters brought to the archipelago by prince Shimazu Yoshihiro, following his expedition to Korea of 1598. The Korean craftsmen brought to Japan the manufacturing techniques typical of their country of origin, producing a prestigious ceramic whose quality was celebrated for two entire centuries, and only started to wane towards the second half of the 19th Century, when it had to face the high demand of the European and American markets.

Distinctive features of the antique authentic Satsuma pieces are the white paste with ivory-coloured glaze, together with understated decoration using pastel colours and limited to small portions of the surface. During the second half of the 18th Century the coloured enamels decorations were further embellished by gilded ornaments highlighting pictures of landscapes, flowers and birds. During the Meiji Era scenes of daily life with geisha and samurai characters were also added.

This oil lamp is a very good example of Satsuma ceramic. It is in very good condition, with no parts missing, and the colours and enamels still clear and bright; the coeval base is in gilt bronze, and the glass is the original one.

Dimensions: total height 56 cm, base 10 x 10 cm

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    Icona molto bella e completa del suo kiot, imballaggio estremamente accurato, non ha subito nessun danno nemmeno il vetro. Venditore eccellente!!!!
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    Tutto perfetto!! Grazie!
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    All perfect! Fast shipping and perfect packaging. Thank you!!
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    Beeld in 3 stukken aangekomen. Gereclameerd bij aanbieder. Geen probleem was verzekerd. Meermalen contact geweest. Niets meer vernomen. Bedrag en verzendkosten is dus weggegooid. Aanbieder boycotten!
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    Stroeshofland September 11, 2018

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    Sei un bugiardo. Al postino "Bartolini" hai FIRMATO che hai rotto la scultura 3 giorni dopo che ti é arrivata! Ti ho proposto un rimborso per pietà, ma sei sparito per 8 mesi! Ti denuncio a Catawiki!
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    Tutto ok, grazie!
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    Al 7 di agosto non è ancora arrivato nulla
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    buongiorno,l'oggetto non è esattamente come da descrizione.le misure sono esattamente 12,8x10cm la cornice,6,8cm la placca.invece nella descrizione indicava 16x10cm e placca 8cm.
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    robitina July 25, 2018

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    Sicuramente c'è stato un problema di trascrizione. Se vuoi restituire l'oggetto avrai il rimborso completo.
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    The worst package I ever got. So badly and unprofessionally packed that the ivory okimono broke when I tried to open it.
    So, I’m very up sad with the seller.
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    Ana8457Ol July 21, 2018

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    Fammi capire: Tu sei arrabbiato con me perché TU ha rotto l'okimono??? Io spedisco i pacchi con spedizione assicurata e li imballo perfettamente. Se vuoi spedirmi l'okimono io lo restauro per te gratuitamente.
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    24 Juni betaald, nu 12 Juli, nog niets ontvangen.
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    user-60ac9d0 July 12, 2018

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    The lot was sent by registered mail on June 25th. You paid on June 24th. I will inform with the courier. I'll let you know as soon as possible.
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    Oggetto perfetto come in descrizione grazie mille
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    You're a liar. You paid the lot 27 days after winning it. And only because forced by catawiki. After receiving the feedback, I called you and offered you a refund after seeing the broken glass. You answered that it was not true and that the negative feedback you put it only because you bought something you did not want. When you do not want to buy something you do not have to bid.
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    Bella scultura......di qualità.....
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    19emiliuccia June 5, 2018

  • Lovely, as described. Packed well. Arrived safely.

    Tomppaseni May 19, 2018

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    Oggetto corrispondente alla descrizione. Spedizione rapida e imballaggio curato. Tutto professionale.
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    Very nice seller, beautiful item as described, fast shipment! Recommended!
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    HPieroni April 25, 2018

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    Big seller!
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    Tutto Perfetto!
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    Beau produit mais malheureusement vitre cassée dans le transport.
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    fafapat April 12, 2018

  • Very good seller! Thanks a lot

    paolocurir April 10, 2018

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    Danke!Dr.H.Wiegank
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    sharpei06190 March 25, 2018

  • Хороший продавец,быстро ответил на мою просьбу,хорошо упаковал товар.

    il76 March 15, 2018

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United States $135.39
Austria $40.99
Belgium $40.99
Canada $135.39
Denmark $40.99
France $40.99
Germany $40.99
Ireland $40.99
Italy $23.60
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Netherlands $36.02
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Poland $40.99
Portugal $43.47
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Sweden $40.99
Switzerland $47.20
United Kingdom $40.99
Rest of Europe $40.99
Anywhere else $135.39

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