Lot 300: BRONZE KORO AND COVER SIGNED MIYAO TSUKURU, MEIJI PERIOD 42cm high
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BRONZE KORO AND COVER
SIGNED MIYAO TSUKURU, MEIJI PERIOD
raised on tripod feet with twin handles moulded as interlocking dragons, the cover with gilt bands surmounted by an open winged eagle, the body with a kirin and phoenix amongst ruyi clouds set beneath two dragons to the neck, each foot with the head of a kirin, details in gilt and signed Miyao
- Good overall appearance
- One leg of the bird forming the finial is cracked at the middle
- Small areas of the mouth rim of the censer appear to have been strengthened or repaired, most likely however immediately after the casting of the piece
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