A rare Japanese gilt-copper ekoro (censer), the brazier engraved with lotus, the cover pierced with a dharma wheel surrounded by scrolling foliage and the handle similarly decorated. Length: 27.5 cm. Kamakura period (14/15th cent.).
A small pillar mounted on the terminal of the handle is missing.
A pair of Chinese export blue and white dishes of lotus form with birds confronting on a floral ground within a similar border, probably related to a Persian design. Diameter: 17 cm. Kangxi (1662-1722).
One with a small chip to one lobe of the rim at 2.00 and a short hairline. The other perfect.