Antique Japanese Meiji Satsuma brooch with vermeil silver back. pnor661
Antique Japanese Meiji Satsuma brooch with vermeil silver back. pnor66
An antique Japanese Meiji Period Satsuma painted ceramic and gilt silver brooch. It has the characteristic cream color and fine crackle in the glaze. The enamel work depicts a high hilltop view looking down upon a river with bridges, houses, shoreline, a tall conifer tree and distant mountain peak. . Bordered in blue and gold enamel. There is a small area of gold enamel loss in one area of the border ornaments. 1-2/8 inches in diameter. Has the Satsuma chop on the back. The pin has a sturdy pin-back and C clasp.. Beautiful and in excellent condition.