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Fine Silver & Gold Bronze Buddha & Dragon Censer, 1930 Mint Signed & Boxed


Mint, signed, and boxed A fine Japanese hand cast silver and gold inlaid Bronze Buddhist Dragon Censer with sixteen (16) Buddhist Disciples - Rakan- inlaid with silver and copper, early Showa period, 1930. It is signed on box: Ichijima Sehou Original signed wooden box tomobako included Censer Signature: censer bottom stamped Feng Qing Box lid signed: Jyuroku Rakan Koro incense burner Box underside signed: Ichijima Sehou Censer dimensions: 5.5 inches high and 7 inches diameter Handmade, hand cast in heavy bronze, fine inlay, only one. Provenance: Old Northern Japan collection. History of Buddhas 16 Rakon: The Sixteen Japanese: ???? Juroku Rakan (Arhats) are a group of legendary religious disciples of Buddha in Buddhism. The grouping of sixteen known as Arhats was brought to China, and later to Japan from India. Worship of the sixteen continues to the present day in Japan and Tibet. In Japan they are particularly popular in Zen Buddhism, where they are treated as examples of behaviour. Our gallery has been dealing in authentic Japanese , Chinese, and fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. The president personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.  


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    H 5.5 in. x W 7 in. x D 7 in.H 13.97 cm x W 17.78 cm x D 17.78 cm
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    Shelburne, VT
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