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. 51" high, 20" diameter. B- Matching podium for vase, with paintings and gold stuccowork. Lion? shaped legs, one of which is broken. 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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