16 septembre 2018

Sano Takachika, A Set of Two Silver Incense-Burners in the Form of Geese, Meiji era (1868–1912), circa 1890s

Lot 14. Sano Takachika, A Set of Two Silver Incense-Burners in the Form of Geese, Meiji era (1868–1912), circa 1890s. Estimate $25,000 - 35,000. Sold for US$ 35,000 (€ 29,942). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Naturalistically chiseled and with details in shakudō, shibuichi, and gold, one of the two geese with wings outstretched about to take off, the other standing on its right leg, its left leg raised, an opening in its back fitted with a silver liner and with a detachable lid pierced with three openings,... [Lire la suite]