Lot 1316: Japanese Incense Burner
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 18th-19th century AD. A bronze incense burner comprising a squat bowl with tripod legs and domed lid; the shoulder with high-relief dragons, each leg issuing from a facing mask, two lateral loop handles with hooks and bull-head detailing, square signature block to the underside; the lid with openwork frieze to the outer edge, handle formed as a crouching dog. 709 grams, 14cm (5 1/2"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.