Antique Japanese Mixed Metal & Bronze Meiji Covered Urn featuring raised cranes across the entire removeable top and body of the footed urn. In both China and Japan, the crane has great importance. It's called the intermediary between earth and heaven. Artist signed on bottom. Measures - 10 1/8" high x 8" wide.
12" China silver carved finely Foo Dogs Lion phoenix bat censer incense burner
Tibet Silver 100 Red-crowned Crane Incense Burner Censer
An inlaid silver Koro incense burner and cover, by Sato Kazuhide (1855-1925) Meiji Period.
bronze and multi-metal koro
Large Japanese mixed metal inlaid bronze vase, 19th century, neck with gold banding, body with silver and gold cranes, iris and butterflies amid bamboo. 14" high, 6 3/4" wide.
An elegant bronze multi-tiered and multi-metal covered urn with archaic handles. On its silver-lined lid, bordered by applied silver and gold sprays, a regal silver, shakudo, bronze and gilt finial of the Buddhist divinity, Fugen Bosatsu sits upon his elephant. On one panel in high relief is a family of cranes among fruiting branches; on the other, sprays of kiku. Hakuho sai gold signature. Height, 12.5". Meiji Period.
Incense burner, cast brass, engraved and inlaid with silver and gold Northwestern Iran; 1st half of 14th century Cylindrical incense burners on three legs and with a domed lid were common from Iraq to Egypt in the 13th and 14th century, but are also known from Iran under the Il-Khanids. All had a horizontal handle and contained a tray for charcoal, both of which are usually missing.
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