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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    A Monumental Bronze Incense Burner


    Price Realised  


    A Monumental Bronze Incense Burner
    Meiji period (late 19th century)
    Cast in sections and designed on the cover with a large eagle and monkeys among rocks, the body decorated with panels of an ascetic pulling a monk from turbulent waters beneath a waterfall while a young acolyte looks on, and on the opposite side with eagles attacking monkeys and a snake, the body fitted with large pine-bough handles and set on a columnar section above rocks and flowers with birds and panels of various landscapes and bird-and-flower scenes, all supported by six beast-mask feet resting on a base designed with a coiling dragon in clouds; wood stand
    74½in. (189.2cm.) high

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