Lot 105
A Japanese Silver, Gold and Shibayama Koro with Cover
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Meiji period (1868-1912), hexagonal shaped silver koro (incense burner) inset with six lobed gold-lacquer panels edged in silver, each depicting Japanese figures with seasonal flora executed in exquisite Shibayama style, raised on six shaped silver legs, with domed cover having a foo lion or shishi dog finial holding onto a coral bead barrel ball, the silver areas of the vessel are embellished with formal floral motifs in jewel colored enamels, signed to underside with three Japanese characters within a gold rectangle reserve.

Listed in 1927 appraisal for Mrs. Belle G. Clark.

10 in., 7 in. diameter

Estate of Mrs. Belle G. Clark, White Plains, NY, by descent.

Very good estate condition; some tarnish to silver and gold surfaces.

$3,000 - 5,000