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Japanese Tea Ceremony Bronze Incense Burner Rat KORO

Japanese Tea Ceremony Bronze Incense Burner Rat KORO

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1980: Item # 793364

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Rare Buddhist Koro Incense Burner with a Mouse (Nezumi) playing on top of an "Uchide-no-kozuchi" Mallet symbolizing blessings of luck, fortune and prosperity in business. The feet of this bronze item koro represented as a sack of fortune (Held by Daikoku-sama in usual cases) is highlighted with little children carrying it to symbolize happiness and endless flow of positive energy. Comes with a guarantee certificate and original Kiri or Paulownia Wooden Case box

The artist who made it is Futakami Joutarou who was born Taisho Period and became known in Early Showa and known for his works mainly dealing with bronze, copper and other metal-related art items.

Measurements (Wooden Box): Height x Width x Depth = 23 x 17 x 17 cm
Height x Body Diameter = 16.5 x 13 cm

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