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Kamakura Gilt-Copper Ekoro

Kamakura Gilt-Copper Ekoro

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1700: Item # 1179628

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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 very similar example sold Christies, London, 14 May 2008, lot 25.