Lot 2220. Incense burner with kirin

Starting price:€ 9 000
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19259
Lot 2220Incense burner with kirin
Japan. 17./18. Century

Bronze with a dark, shiny Patina. The kirin on the lid sits on the hind feet between the waves and has turned the dragon's head
to the rear. The Details of the animal, like the deer antlers, the Hooves, and the polka dots
in the coat are finely formed. The vessel is bulbous with three high legs. Under the
the mouth of a wide edging with dragon pairs with flaming pearl on waves. The high
Hand-turned. Weight 12,96 kg, height 59cm, Diameter 25cm. Condition A/B. horns of the kirin damaged and repaired.
provenance:
-South German private collection. Of an ancestor, the state in the voluntary diplomatic services in Japan, in the 1920s, on-the-spot

Info Japanese Arts and Crafts Meiji eraacquired

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