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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 146

    An Earthenware Incense Burner (Koro)

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), GILT MARK OGURA KINSEI

    Price Realised  

    An Earthenware Incense Burner (Koro)
    Meiji Period (Late 19th century), gilt mark Ogura Kinsei
    The round vessel on three scalloped feet, painted in polychrome enamels and gilt over a clear crackled glaze, decorated with three rectangular panels of figures in a landscape, swans with lilies, and women, men and children on an outing, bordered by decorative panels, the rim painted with chrysanthemums; the reticulated metal cover cast in the form of a chrysanthemum with ribs extending from a central cluster of lotus, chrysanthemum blossom and rui
    4in. (10.1cm.) high


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