An inlaid silver tripod koro (incense burner) and cover
By Shoun, Meiji Period
Supported on three squat legs, the body decorated in kebori and nikubori and inlaid with shibuichi and gilt takazogan with three Chinese pavilions beside a stone drum-bridge, set amidst landscape, the tiered roofs appearing through the thick pine foliage, the mountains in the distance and rockwork in the foreground picked out in katakiribori; the domed pierced cover carved with clouds, the interior silver lined, signed Shoun saku.
13cm (5 1/16in) high. (2).