Pair of lobed cloisonne inscense burners with lohans
Lot 2411
An impressive pair of cloisonné enamel koro (incense burners) Meiji period (late 19th century)
US$ 20,000 - 30,000
£12,000 - 18,000
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Lot Details
An impressive pair of cloisonné enamel koro (incense burners)
Meiji period (late 19th century)
Of exaggerated lobed form set on tripod feet worked in polychrome enamels, silver wire, goldstone and musen cloisonné, with the Sixteen Disciples of the Buddha (rakan) with their attributes on each of the lobes, the shoulder designed with a network of jeweled garlands against a mirror-black ground, the base with a lotus roundel surrounded by floral lappets, the cover decorated on both sides with archaic Chinese emblems and a single lotus flower, surmounted by a solid gilt-copper finial carved as a chrysanthemum blossom, gilt copper mounts
11in (28cm) high
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