Very finely painted Japanese satsuma tea cup.
Decorated in extreme hand painted detail,. The outside surface broken up into
four panels two depicting scholars or saints with children and the other two
with fine fishnet over insects and fish. Rare. Meiji Period, Late 19th century.
Dimensions: 3.25" high x 4.25 diameter
3.25 in (W) x 3.25 in (L) x 4.25 in (H)
Honeychurch Antiques in Mount Vernon carries an eclectic blend of Asian art from as early as the fifth millennium BC up to the early half of the 20th century. Furniture includes 18th -19th century Chinese and Japanese furniture, paintings, screens, and prints, as well as porcelains and pottery including Han Dynasty (3rd century B.C.) burial figures from China, and 14th-century Vietnamese porcelains discovered in an early shipwreck. Items range from exceedingly rare objects worthy of any museum's collections to the wonderfully decorative antique perfect for home decor. The gallery has earned an international reputation for integrity in business, in addition to well-chosen and thoroughly researched art.