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Satsuma Censer

Auction:
2574B
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2574B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Satsuma Censer, Japan, gilded and enameled with scrolling lotus and tendrils with a round pierced bowl fitted into a tall four-legged base surmounted on a round stand with eight foliated legs, cover with seated shishi finial, mark to base of stand, ht. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Restoration to the last 1/2 inch on the tail of the shishi finial, two of the legs have been broken off with old rivet repairs in two places.

Keywords

Japan, Metalworking, Rivet, Shishi

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