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Champleve Temple Lantern and Pair of Bronze Censers and Covers

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
72
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Champleve Temple Lantern and Pair of Bronze Censers and Covers, Japan, 19th/20th century, three-part pagoda form, with a domed hexagonal roof-shaped shade with a flaming lotus finial on top, six bells hanging from the roofline ends, decorated with Tokugawa family crests with three hollyhock leaves, a baluster-shape stand, decorated with various lotus scrolls bands and lappets in tiers, and the lamp holder with a latched door, decorated with openwork scrolls, electrified with a single socket, ht. 36; and the covered censer, tripod forms with animal feet, two shishi handles to the censer decorated with bird motifs, the cover with shishi-shaped knob, ht. 26 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

a bell is missing, normal wear and tear with heavy surface dirt and 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

Japan, Lappet, Light fixture, Openwork, Pagoda, Scroll, Tokugawa clan

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