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Lot 624: A JAPANESE EXPORT PARCEL-GILT SILVER INCENSE BURNER, GOTO KOBUN, LATE 19TH CENTURY |

Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art

by Sotheby's

20 October 2016

New York, NY, USA

Live Auction
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  • A JAPANESE EXPORT PARCEL-GILT SILVER INCENSE BURNER, GOTO KOBUN, LATE 19TH CENTURY |
  • A JAPANESE EXPORT PARCEL-GILT SILVER INCENSE BURNER, GOTO KOBUN, LATE 19TH CENTURY |
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Description: the pedestal foot with openwork knop cast with flowering branches, the spherical body with panels of mythical creatures and clouds on matted ground, the pierced cover with dragons and a fully-modeled finial, interior with removable bowl

Condition Report: stem pushed down on one side, excess solder at points where rings and finial applied, underneath base, and inside bowl of base (not repairs, just from construction), bowl with a few minor dings, otherwise good
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Dimensions: height 11 3/4 in.

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