Lot 2219. Monumental Incense Burner

Starting price:€ 3 000
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19258
Lot 2219 Monumental Incense Burner
Japan. Meiji Period. 1900.

Yellowish Bronze with finely reworked surface. In the floor, a mirror with silver deposits. On the bulbous wall of six cartridges with different birds and trees in a high,
part of undercut Relief. In the spaces between them with pine trees, and plums and prunes, in fine,
low Relief. On the shoulder of eight lion's heads on each side of a baku as a handle.
The mouth edge with dragons, the plant foot with carp and coat of Arms. How to finds in these
bronzes more often, was used in the ground level with the characters for happiness and
Long life between numerous treasure emblems. Height 55cm, Ø 53cm. Condition A/B.
provenance:
-private collection North Rhine-Westphalia

Info Japanese Arts and Crafts Meiji era

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