Japanese Meiji period satsuma sleeve vase by Hasegawa 長谷川作. The vase modelled as bamboo with simulated wood split to the top opening and ribbed section through the top third. Decorated with a bamboo farm scene with figures carrying supplies and bamboo parcels. The vase surrounded with a boarder of shippo-tsunagi (linked cash) and signed to the base with the Hasegawa Sei seal.
Reference: For another exceptional piece by Hasegawa please see Bonhams Fine Japanese Art 6th November 2012 Lot 560
Measurements: 31cm High x 14cm Wide x 12cm Deep