Skip to product information
1 of 10

English Antiques

Pair Fine Antique Signed Hododa Japanese Satsuma Ware Vases with Deities (Code 1912)

Regular price £873.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £873.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.


A fine pair of 19th century Hododa (also referred to as Hotoda) satsuma ware vases.  Square panelled earthenware bodies with finely painted scenes of deities and allegorical figures.  Of particular note is the finely painted raised gilt decoration to the shoulders with various shaped forms of formal design.  The panels also feature exquisite detail to the costumes and extensive use of gold.  Note the flying female figure in one panel which appears to be an unusual feature.

They are signed to the base for Hododa with the Satsuma-Yaki mark and the Shimazu family crest above.  One also retains a partial original paper label which is a very nice touch.  Also included are the matching carved hardwood stands as seen in the images.  The vases date around 1870-80.


Very well preserved examples.  Slight wear in places but no significant losses to decoration.  Fine crazing as expected.  Very finely executed decoration.

Measurements (Approx)

Height: 15 cms ( 6 inches )

Width: 7.6 cms ( 3 inches ) at shoulders

Weight: 1050 grams (before packing).

Stock Code:  1912 OC19-2



Tracked and insured shipping is provided free of charge to most UK addresses, there may be charges for remote or offshore locations.

For international buyers once you have added the item to your cart and specified your delivery address the system will calculate the shipping price for you.  Shipping prices are automatically calculated for the most common destinations and items, if they system does not give you a shipping price for your particular item and location simply get in touch and we will update the system for you. 

Shipping for international orders will be by a tracked (where possible) and insured service via airmail or parcel carrier depending on location and item purchased.