An inlaid iron koro (incense burner) and cover  By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period  (3)

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Lot 450*
An inlaid iron koro (incense burner) and cover
By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period

Sold for £ 28,750 (US$ 39,227) inc. premium
An inlaid iron koro (incense burner) and cover
By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period
The squat spherical body raised on three tall feet, worked throughout in typical gold nunome-zogan with a band of overlapping oval panels enclosing repeat temari (embroidered balls) alternating with assorted scenes including a temple precinct in Kyoto, a dragon emerging from waves and bird-and-flower scenes, beneath a band of lappets enclosing archaic and formalised foliate designs, the neck with fruiting vine, the pierced cover similarly decorated with an elaborate spiral ground, surmounted by a finial in the form of an iron crouched frog, the base and legs with geometric motifs inlaid in silver nunome-zogan, the base signed Kyoto no ju Komai sei; with wood storage box. 29.5cm (11 5/8in) high. (3).

Footnotes

  • 花鳥手毬龍寺院図金工香炉 駒井製 明治時代
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An inlaid iron koro (incense burner) and cover  By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period  (3)
An inlaid iron koro (incense burner) and cover  By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period  (3)
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