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Bronze Koro Covered Censer

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2783T
Lot:
1169
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Bronze Koro Covered Censer, Japan, 20th century, globular, tripod form with two inverted U-shaped handles, decorated with lion mask in bas relief, lion head feet, and a standing qilin as the knob (now broken and detached), the cover with openwork cloud design, "Dai Nippon Kyoto" mark to base, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

damage to cover knob, heavy dirt to sruface, metal rusting.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Koro, Japan, Kyoto, metal rusting

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