03-22-2019 03-22-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3212B Boston
March 22, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Shimazu Satsuma Four-legged Censer and Cover

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3212B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 22, 2019 10:00AM


Shimazu Satsuma Four-legged Censer and Cover, Japan, Meiji period, compressed globular form on four hoofed legs, decorated with two dragons and seated arhats, the cover with openwork details and a seated shishi on top, "Satsuma Gyokuzan saku" mark with Shimazu family crest, ht. 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

an old chip to censer rim, minor gilt loss and surface stain.

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Japan, Articles, Censer, Daimyo, Feudal Japan, Human behavior, Meiji Restoration, Ryukyu Islands, Satsuma, Shimazu, Shimazu clan, Shishi