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.
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Taihakuji Koro White Porcelain Censer by Seifu Yohei IV

Taihakuji Koro White Porcelain Censer by Seifu Yohei IV

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1920: Item # 1457860

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A tripod censer in white porcelain with solid silver lid by Seifu Yohei IV enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Taihakuji Kaminarimon Teigata Koro. It is 17 cm (6-3/4 inches) tall and in excellent condition, signed between the legs Seifu. The box has a separate compartment for the lid.
Seifū Yohei IV (Seizan: 1872-1946) was born the second son of Seifū Yohei III (1851-1914). He studied literati-style painting under Tanomura Shōsai (1845-1909), a son of Tanomura Chokunyū, in Osaka for three years. In 1914, he succeeded to the head of the family and produced works mostly in his father’s style. He won a number of prizes including the Golden Prize at the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco in 1916 and the exhibitions of the Japan Art Association in 1916 and 1918. He produced several works for members of the Imperial family.