Hiratsuka Mohei (1836-?) A silver and silver filigree and cloisonné-enamel incense burnerMeiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century

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Hiratsuka Mohei (1836-?)
A silver and silver filigree and cloisonné-enamel incense burner
Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century

Sold for US$ 23,750 inc. premium
Hiratsuka Mohei (1836-?)
A silver and silver filigree and cloisonné-enamel incense burner
Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century

Set on three feet and flaring out to a central ridge and narrowing again to the shoulder and applied with stylized animal-form handles, the body decorated with two shaped panels worked in translucent enamels and gold wire, and silver openwork filigree with a shishi in peonies, and two mythical winged beasts in chrysanthemums, the surrounding areas decorated with chrysanthemum scroll in silver wire with gold overlay and translucent enamels, the domed cover decorated with silver chrysanthemum heads carved in high relief and in translucent enamels and gold wire, surmounted with a silver chrysanthemum finial, fitted with a removable silver liner, signed in gold in a gold reserve Hiratsuka
4 3/4in (12.1cm) high
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Hiratsuka Mohei (1836-?) A silver and silver filigree and cloisonné-enamel incense burnerMeiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century
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