A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century (2)

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Lot 21*
A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi
Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century

Sold for £ 357 (US$ 443) inc. premium

Asian Art

21 Mar 2019, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Japanese Art
A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi
Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century
Naturalistically cast seated with one forepaw raised and its body twisted to the right, the other forepaw resting on a reticulated and tasselled brocade ball, playfully biting the silk cord, a section of the furry spirals carved in relief on its back removable and forming the cover, unsigned; with a wooden storage box with paper label inscribed Kodo shishi koro (Ancient bronze incense burner in the form of a shishi).
17cm x 20.5cm. (2).
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A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century (2)
A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century (2)
A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century (2)
A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century (2)
A Bronze koro (incense burner) and cover in the form of a shishi Meiji era, late 19th/early 20th century (2)
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