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Lot *1237

AN EXCELLENT MIXED-METAL KORO AND WITH COVER

Estimated Value:

9.000 € - 15.000 €

Result:

incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

Japan, signed, Meiji period
H. 33 cm
The hexagonal body rests on three elogated feet monunted on a base with rounded corners. Elongated handles on each sides flanking the lid, which is surmounted by the figure of a seated Rakan. The front is decorated with a relief of two chidori amidst various flowers and grasses, while the back shows a pair of cranes on a rock with bamboo and another crane in flight. Copper-red patinated bronze, details inlaid with silver, copper, gold and shakudo. Signed reserve inlaid on the side.
From a South German private collection, acquired prior to 2007 - Minor wear