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Shimazu Satsuma Four-legged Censer and Cover

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

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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Keywords

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

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