A very large, antique Japanese vase with figural foo dog handles on the shoulders flanking a waisted neck, on a globular body and round foot. The body is encircled by a mythical, writhing red dragon bearing its teeth with trails of smoke. With relief enamel decoration.
Red, black, white, gold
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Meiji (1868-1912) | Late 19th/early 20th century
Width 13 Depth 13 Height 18.5 inches
Note: restoration nose of foo dog (handle). Chip (neck rim).