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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127

    A Satsuma Incense Burner, Signed Taikai, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

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    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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