Impressive Japanese Inlaid Bronze Koro on Stand

By Hoshiyama Somin, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

the elongated body with applied dragon handles, decorated with two panels enclosing birdsamidst fruiting and flowering branches, on a floral motif ground, the cover surmounted with a large finial group of an eagle perched on a rock, with outstretched wings and the head bent menacingly against a snake, the whole raised on a four feet stand decorated with peonies, resting on a circular base with dragon and inlaid floral motif, signed ‘?????? – Hoshiyama Somin-chu’ (Casting by Somin)

height 59 cm
The Collection of a Gentleman, Sydney
  • EStimate $8,000 - $12,000
  • sold $9,000 Incl BP
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