A Meiji Period Japanese Satsuma bulbous shape vase or jug with applied gilt elephant motif handles, mounted as a lamp (originally an oil lamp), on a vintage stepped brass base, the vase decorated with dropout cartouches, one of a warrior and a dragon, the other a pastoral figure collecting water, all highlighted with colorful brocade enamelwork. Japan, c. 1860. Dimensions: 15" H (brass cap to base) x 6 3/4" square base; Vase itself: 8 1/4" H x 7 1/2" dia This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.