6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A Satsuma Incense Burner, Signed Taikai, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
in the form of an Indian elephant, moulded and lavishly decorated in gilt and colourful enamels, the beast smiles as it strides slowly under the weight of a large incense burner that it carries on its back, signed beneath a Shimazu mon -- 11¾in. (30cm.) high
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