© Galerie Zacke
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Katalognummer: AK0220-001
A LARGE AND SPECTACULAR SILVER AND GOLD INLAID KORO (INCENSE BURNER)
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The elaborate sectional body consisting of many bronze pieces. The top-section which holds the incense shows a confronting tiger and dragon on one side, and two confronting phoenixes on the other. The koro is held by a rock and sits on a four-legged stand with phoenix heads, finally the whole group stands upon an octagonal bronze base. The lid of the Koro is surmounted by a figure of Kirin. The entire bronze is worked in silver wire and inlays of rich gold and shows various fine figures of animals and clams – the bronze is also covered with many tiny inlaid barnacles.

HEIGHT c. 53 cm
WEIGHT 10.5 kilograms

Condition: Good age-related condition, wear, some elements are loose and the Kirin figure has been reattached.
Provenance: Old Austrian private collection.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 2.000
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 1.000

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