April 8, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 126
 

126

A finely-executed Japanese silver incense box and cover, Kogo

The heavy silver box of compressed globular form, densely modeled with chrysanthemum blossoms and leaves, matte interior, underside stamped 900 and with indistinct mark; Japanese wood box, cover inscribed Gensei, sho jiku kogo (small chrysanthemum kogo), interior of cover inscribed Tsusetsu saku.

Dia: 2 3/4 in.

Provenance: Michael E. Bound, London
Acquired from the above February 3, 2011 at the Miami Beach Antique Show 2011 by the present owner.

NOTE: The dense and finely modeled blossom and leaves are very similar to those found on an inlaid silver koro and cover by Setsuho Hidetomo illustrated in Malcolm Fairley Ltd., "Japanese Works of Art, 29 October- 7 November 2009", no. 22

Sold for $3,780
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

The heavy silver box of compressed globular form, densely modeled with chrysanthemum blossoms and leaves, matte interior, underside stamped 900 and with indistinct mark; Japanese wood box, cover inscribed Gensei, sho jiku kogo (small chrysanthemum kogo), interior of cover inscribed Tsusetsu saku.

Dia: 2 3/4 in.

Provenance: Michael E. Bound, London
Acquired from the above February 3, 2011 at the Miami Beach Antique Show 2011 by the present owner.

NOTE: The dense and finely modeled blossom and leaves are very similar to those found on an inlaid silver koro and cover by Setsuho Hidetomo illustrated in Malcolm Fairley Ltd., "Japanese Works of Art, 29 October- 7 November 2009", no. 22

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