Antique Hirado Porcelain Incense Burner with Foo Dog
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All Items: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: item # 1134762
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19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
Very fine Japanese Ko-Hirado(antique hirado)porcelain incense burner is in the shape of foo dog or lion.
It is gorgeous and superb.
This incense burner is separated into four parts.
The four foots are shaped Foo dog which different face from body design.
The design drawn in the cylinder can be appreciated from the hole worked into the biggest body parts.
The incense is put in this cylinder.
The Hirado is porcelain of typical Japan as well as Imari and Nabeshima.
The feature is a beautiful white ground and a delicate, graceful design.
Moreover, the design is very refined and there is feeling of luxury because the Hirado was made as an article for presentation to Emperor's family and the feudal lord.
Thisincense burner decorated with peony, the sparrow, and the Chinese poem, etc. by sometsuke(blue and white).
The condition is excellent. No crack an no repaired.
Dating from later Edo era, 19th century.
Measurements about : 24cm(9.4") Diameter, 30cm(11.8") Tall.
Weight about : 1900 grams.