Japanese Bronze Incense Burner (Koro) from the Meiji Period
A beautifully detailed bronze incense burner or Koro, from the Meiji Period circa 19th century. Raised deep golden bronze decorations with multiple etched textures and designs on a patinated bronze ground. There are lotus petals on the top edge with cranes in flight below that encircle the bowl shaped top section. Below this is the first section of the upper column which depicts a dragon surrounded by clouds. Next section of the column is decorated with sparrows and cherry blossom branches. The upper section of the base, has cartouches with sparrows and cherry blosssoms. The base above the pierced bottom is detailed with Phoenix birds and sparrows. An extremely interesting sculptural statement.
|TITLE:||Japanese Bronze Incense Burner (Koro) from the Meiji Period|
|DATE OF MANUFACTURE:||19th Century|
|MATERIALS:||Cast bronze with hand tooled and applied decoration.|
|CONDITION:||Very good condition commensurate with age.|
|DEALER LOCATION:||Corona Del Mar, CA|
|NUMBER OF ITEMS:||1|
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