51 in|11 in HIGH
(129.54 cm|27.94 cm HIGH)
Gift of the Idaho Museum of Natural History

A- Japanese Satsuma vase, ceramic, with paintings and gold stuccowork, depicting human figures and flowers. Dragon shaped handles, one of which is broken. 51" high, 20" diameter. B- Matching podium for vase, with paintings and gold stuccowork. Lion? shaped legs. 11" high. Gift agreement describes the vases as "a pastiche of earlier Japanese art." Email dated 1/14/2000 in donor file says the vases are thought to have been made in the Meiji period, 1868-1873. Letter in donor file from Tom Frye dated 8/12/1995 says the vases are associated with the Japanese exhibit at the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island, 1940-1941.

Used: Golden Gate International Exposition

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