Beautiful Fukagawa Koransha Dragon in Clouds Vase

Beautiful Fukagawa Koransha Dragon in Clouds Vase

An exquisite antique Japanese Fukagawa Koransha (Scented Orchid Company) porcelain bottle vase with dimpled or indented sides. It is beautifully hand painted in dark grey, blacks (en grisaille) and gilded with a Japanese four clawed dragon in swirling clouds or fog above a very turbulent sea. This beautiful vase is marked on the base with an under-glaze blue orchid mark, it dates from the Meiji period (1868-1912) circa 1880.  


Japanese Fukugawa Koransha Dragon in Clouds Vase