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Small bronze incense burner, animal décor, Murata Seimin, Japan 19th c

Small bronze incense burner, animal décor, Murata Seimin, Japan 19th c


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Finely cast bronze censer on three cloud-shaped feet with a décor on the body of an elephant on one side, a baku on the other on a background of very fine repetitive fretwork, patinated in a rich brown. Stick-like handles parallel to the body. Bottom left undecorated, with a seal: Seimin sei (Cast by Seimin). Japan, Edo period, early 19th century.
Original cover lost and replaced by a wooden Chinese cover.

H w/o cover 3-1/8 in.; H w. cover 4-1/2 in; W 4-1/4; diam. 3-1/2 in.

Handles with some repairs, otherwise very good condition. Wooden cover with some old chips, all in all very good condition

Murata Seimin (1761-1837), bronze sculptor active in Edo, well-known for his fine casting of bronze vessels and animals.