Perfume Burner Satsuma Geisha Samurai Japan Imperial Nineteenth. The two side sockets of the vase and that of the openwork dome cover are in the shape of Fo dogs.
Or rather, for the Japanese, in Komainu guardian lion, symbol of wealth or high social statue. Traditionally in imperial palaces representing supremacy over the world. The vase rests on three feet emerging from the mouth of chimera. Good general condition, with traces of use.
Height 36 cm, width 33 cm.