ANTIQUE 19thC JAPANESE SOLID SILVER, ENAMEL & SHIBAYAMA KORO c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC JAPANESE SOLID SILVER, ENAMEL & SHIBAYAMA KORO c.1890

9,595.00

19th Century Japanese Meiji period Shibayama Koro. The silver body is applied of very fine enamel work, sides applied with two realistically modelled dragon handles, adorned with a finely carved panels of various colours of mother of pearl, subject depicting a bird siting on a branch of a plum tree and reverse decorated with flowers. The shaped foot and top decorated with delicate shaded enamel within fine filigree reserves, the lid mounted with figure of an eagle perched on a stone about to take flight. Acid test shows a 950+ silver standard, the body signed (Yugyoku) and base is marked with Makers mark for Kyunen.


Reference Number: A5238

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late 19th Century Japanese Meiji period Shibayama Koro (Incense Burner). The silver body is applied of very fine enamel work, sides applied with two realistically modelled dragon handles, adorned with a finely carved panels of various colours of mother of pearl, subject depicting a bird siting on a branch of a plum tree and reverse decorated with flowers.

The shaped foot and top decorated with delicate shaded enamel within fine filigree reserves, the lid mounted with figure of an eagle perched on a stone about to take flight. The piece dates to the Meiji period (1890-1912), acid tested shows a 950+ silver standard, the body signed (Yugyoku) and base is marked with Makers mark(Kyunen or Jiù nián, translated means - long years)

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE


Height: 24cm
Width: 14 x 9cm
Weight: 585g