porcelain or white stoneware, enamel colours over clear glaze
34.0 x 19.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated base, in Japanese, red enamel [inscribed] ".... Meiji jû-ichi nen jû-ni gatsu Nihon Tokyo Hyôchien sei Soga Tokumaru ga [December 1878 made by Hyôchien Company of Tokyo, Japan and picture by Soga Tokumaru]" [and factory's mark].
Gift of the Japanese Commissioners at International Exhibition 1881