The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures

Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.

Antique Aogai Inlayed Kobon Incense Tray

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1375894

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The Kura
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817-2 Kannonji Monzen-cho
Kamigyo-ku Kyoto 602-8385
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Saintly figures from the Daoist Immortals populate the literati paradise depicted in lacquer and mother of pearl inlay on this incense tray dating from the 18th-19th centuries. It is 9 x 13 inches (23 x 35 cm) and cones in an old cloth pouch enclosed in a custom made period kiri-wood box. The bottom, performed in hakeme (brush-stroke) black-lacquer, may have been restored at some time in the distant past.