An unusual silvered metal 'ruyi sceptre' incense burner, (5), with shallow straight sides, fitted on the interior with a tray, pierced grill and cover plate, all beneath the cover pierced with archaic characters, the beaded edges in copper, wood st
A fine pair of signed Satsuma vases and a matching Koro, Meiji period, 1868 - 1912, with shimazu family crest mark to all, the square section baluster vases with waisted necks, and a matching koro, lid absent, decorated throughout with arhat figures in ena
A Chinese brass incense burner. the compressed waisted pot with conforming foot, having a pierced domed lid with lotus seed pod finial, decorated to the body with lotus foliage decoration cast in relief, with a Qing Xuantong character stamp underside. Heig
Two Burmese bronze Buddhist Monks, Mandalay period, 1853-1885, the serene seated monks with hands together in prayer, heads bowed, raised upon lotus buds and terminating in curvaceous pointed stems, designed to accompany incense burners; supported on displ
A vintage pair of Chinese bronze dogs of Fo incense burners, people's Republic of China era, second half 20th century, the opposite pair of traditionally styled seated dogs, with curled fur and scrolling beards and tails, with a clawed paw raised and b
A Chinese porcelain tripod incense burner, in the Sung manner, the cauldron shaped pot upon zoomorphic legs and having square brackets to the lip rim for a handle and with a near white crackled celadon glaze falling shy of the base. Height 9 cm
A Japanese Satsuma Koro and cover, late 19th century, Meiji period (1868-1912), decorated with geisha girls and figures with finely painted gilded upper and lower frieze panel borders, signed painted seal marks to base. Height 14.8 cm
A large Meiji Japanese ivory okimono; features an elder holding a Koro with a dragon coiling up his body. Beneath him rests a young child and small dog, who is reaching to attack the dragon. The dragon has released his sharp claws towards the threatening d
A Satsuma tripod koro and cover, Meiji Period, 1868-1912 decorated with floral motifs in gilt and enamels, mask-handles, Shi-shi mounted on the cover blue Shimazu mon and three character gold mark. 22 cm high
A 19th century Chinese bronze incense burner, compressed spherical form, the body with two large panels of relief dragon and mystic pearl decoration below a frieze of stiff leaf design, the pierced dome cover with a relief band of crashing wave design supp
A Chinese clear rock crystal carved incense burner, the squat spherical body with captured lion ring handles, the tapered raised lid with kylin finial and three further capture mask ring handles, all raised on three mask and lion's paw feet. 10.5 cm x 6.5
A Satsuma earthenware Koro censer and cover, ovoid shape raised on three feet, decorated in relief and enamels with Buddhist figures, lion mask and ring handles issue from the sides, the lid surmounted by a foo dog finial, all highlighted with gilding. Hei
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