18 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
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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