24 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
A bronze incense burner (koro) with heron and crow
Meiji period (19th century), signed in inlaid seal Katsuyori
The heron and crow perched upon raised tree stumps protruding from a quickly flowing stream, both with inlaid gold eyes and the heron with a removable lid on its back, all set on a short plinth bordered in archaistic scroll
34½in. (87.6cm.) high; base 2in. (5cm.)
With black lacquer storage box inscribed in gold Rogata chudo, shirosagi to karasu, Katsuyori zo (a wax-cast bronze, heron and crow, by Katsuyori)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Property of a Japanese Institution
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