• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 526

    A cloisonné enamel incense burner with view of Kinkaku (Golden Pavilion)

    MEIJI PERIOD (CIRCA 1900), SIGNED ON BASE ON SQUARE PLAQUE KYOTO NAMIKAWA [WORKSHOP OF NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI, 1845-1927]

    Price Realised  

    A cloisonné enamel incense burner with view of Kinkaku (Golden Pavilion)
    Meiji period (circa 1900), signed on base on square plaque Kyoto Namikawa [Workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845-1927]
    The cylindrical censer set on three tripod feet and designed in wireless and opaque cloisonné enamels and silver wires with a landscape of the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto against a gradated green ground, the flattened rim enamelled with flower reserves and the pierced lotiform cover decorated with a floral band; mounts silver
    5in. (12.7cm.) high; 3¾in. (9.5cm.) diameter


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    For a similar censer, see Lawrence A. Coben and Dorothy C. Ferster, Japanese Cloisonné: History, Technique, and Appreciation (New York and Tokyo: John Weatherhill, Inc.), 1982, pl. 102.

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