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A massive Satsuma vase of exquisite proportions and enameling. Delicately formed at the neck and foot and enameled all over in the seductive tones of gosu blue, iron red, green and gilt, the piece is both delicate and robust in character. Mirrored images of phoenix and winged dragons form the main visuals surrounded by gosu and iron-red diamond brocading. Kinkozan impressed mark on base. Height, 18.5"; width, 12.5". 19th century.