A fine cloisonné koro (incense burner) and cover Nagoya Workshop, Meiji Period
Lot 545*
A fine cloisonné koro (incense burner) and cover
Nagoya Workshop, Meiji Period
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 39,393) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine cloisonné koro (incense burner) and cover Nagoya Workshop, Meiji Period
A fine cloisonné koro (incense burner) and cover
Nagoya Workshop, Meiji Period
Supported on three tall tapering feet and intricately worked in silver and gilt wire, with two large shaped panels each enclosing a different kacho-ga scene, one depicting a majestic peacock perched on craggy rockwork whilst its mate struts on the ground and the other side showing egrets wading in an iris pond and more egrets and wagtails in flight among trailing wisteria, separated by smaller lobed panels of confronting ho-o, all reserved on a purple ground of scrolling flowerheads, the cover articulated in the form of a chrysanthemum blossom and surmounted by chrysanthemum knop; unsigned. 28cm x 23.2cm (11in x 9 1/8in). (2).

Footnotes

  • 孔雀・藤菖蒲に鳥図七宝香炉 無銘(名古屋工房作) 明治時代

    For a koro with a very similar design and most probably by the same workshop in Nagoya, see Sano Museum ed., Kindai kogei no hana, Meiji no shippo (Glory of Modern Artistry: Meiji-period Enamelwork), Sano Museum, Shizuoka, 2008, p.52, pl.063.
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