Lot 2218. Important incense burner with dragon and hôô-birds

Starting price:€ 1 900
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
ID 19257
Lot 2218 Important incense burner with dragon and hôô-birds
Japan. Edo Period. Bunsei-Period 1818-30. Murata Seimin (1761-1837), whose pieces are found in many museums, and also worked for the Imperial court.

Bronze with a dark Patina. With a melon-shaped pressed body on three high legs, the dragon loops.
The lid pierced with foliage and a large eagle as a handle at the top. The
two upright Handle broken also connected to the swastika. On the
twill six cartridges with plastic-designed dragon, hôô-birds, eagles, and kirin. Height 53cm, Ø 30cm. In the bottom nine-piece brand: Dai Nippon Bunsei nen Semin chû. Condition B. At a foot a dragon missing, repairs.
-private collection North Rhine-Westphalia

Info Japanese Arts and Crafts Meiji era

Information about the auction

VAN HAM Kunstauktionen GmbH
Address of auction
VAN HAM Kunstauktionen GmbH
Hitzelerstr. 2
50968 Köln
Business hours
Mo 10:00 - 17:00   
Tu 10:00 - 17:00   
We 10:00 - 17:00   
Th 10:00 - 17:00   
Fr 10:00 - 17:00   
Sa 10:00 - 13:00   
Su closed
Preview02.12.2017 - 06.12.2017
ConditionsBuyer Premium 29%
Conditions of purchase
  • Postal service
  • Courier service
  • pickup by yourself
Payment methods
  • Wire Transfer