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Japanese Antique Koi & Waves Vase Blue Hand-Painted, Early 20th Century


A large Japanese antique hand painted blue and white cylinder form koi, waves, & water fall motif vase dating to the early to middle 20th century. Arita Kiln. Beautiful vibrant blue colors. Dimensions: Height: 14 inches tall and 6.5 inches diameter Fine quality. Fine vase or wine cooler use. Provenance: old southern Japanese collection History of Koi: Many of the attributes of the Koi symbolize prosperity and success including several lessons individuals often encounter in life. The Koi fish has a powerful and energetic life force, demonstrated by its ability to swim against currents and even travel upstream. Some of the characteristics associated with the Koi include: Good fortune, success, prosperity, longevity, courage, ambition and perseverance. Wes have been dealing in authentic Japanese ceramics and ancient Chinese and Asian antiquities, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. Our president personally travels to Asia, China and Japan each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We are members of NAJGA- North American Japanese Garden Association


  • Dimensions
    Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Diameter: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)
  • Style
    Taisho (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    South Burlington, VT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1289213930052

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