The porcelain of beaker form with flared mouth standing on
circular recessed base.
painted in iron-red with gambolling shishi lions holding in their jaws
tasselled ribbons, each wrapped and tied to contain the Tama (sacred Buddhist jewel).
throughout and to each rim.
enamelled mark to bases.
A very nicely
painted pair of beakers. Interesting and collectable.
Late Meiji -
& small chip to base to one beaker
Measures 4" ( 10.0
cm ) & 3 7/8" ( 9.7 cm )