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Antique Japanese Maki-e Lacquer Koro and Table

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1309169

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Kamigyo-ku Kyoto 602-8385
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A bridge and weeping-cherry (shidare sakura) draped over swirling eddies on this silver lidded Meiji period Koro incense burner on its original matching table. On the table a waterwheel is visible downstream from the same scene, tiny silver beads floating on the crests of the ripples. The incense burner has a silver lid and removable liner, with a nashiji gold-flaked bottom. It is 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) diameter and in fine condition. The table is 14-1/2 x 7 x 2-1/2 inches (37 x 17.5 x 6 cm) and is also in overall fine condition. There were originally many more silver flecks on the waves, which have been lost to time. Both come inclosed in period Kiri-wood boxes.