A massive bronze incense burner with shishi by Suzuki Masayoshi
Lot 2380W
A large and impressive bronze incense burner By Suzuki Masayoshi (1844-?), Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 40,000 inc. premium
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A massive bronze incense burner with shishi by Suzuki Masayoshi
Lot Details
A large and impressive bronze incense burner
By Suzuki Masayoshi (1844-?), Meiji period (late 19th century)
Cast in sections and assembled as a large spherical burner supported by three shishi, the surface carved in relief with a central band of roundels containing confronted dragons on a tight geometric ground surrounded by scrolling vines and lappets below and dragons in clouds and lappets above, applied with two arch-backed shishi handles, the cover topped with a large and bold shishi with two playful cubs, the details of all animlas well-carved and the eyes highlighted in gold and shakudo, signed in a rectangular reserve, Tokyo ju Suzukui Masayoshi tsukuru
38 3/4in (98.4cm) high
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