Meiji period's fine hand painted earthenware Japanese Satsuma teapot with lid, Yoshiyama/Kichizan marked by hand to the underside. Decorated with a landscape scene of a lakeside life. It has been dated by examining the maker's mark and the chosen painted design. Both are known attributes conducive to the time period.The teapot has all the telltale signs of being authentic, please take the time to visit a few of the many informative online Satsuma websites. In excellent conditions, no chips, cracks or restoration, minor signs of wear. He body has the usual crazing to the glaze. This is a highly collectable and decorative item and great for display on its own or as part of a collection antique Japanese earthenware. Any bright spots in the pictures can be attributed to lighting unless specifically addressed in the description. The conditions description is a statement of opinion only, for these reasons, please look carefully at each photo. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Porcelain".jjy6s1egx" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.