Cloisonne enamel incense burner with the view of Enoshima bay

Namikawa Yasuyuki 1845-1927

A very fine and sophisticated cloisonné enamel kōrō (incense burner) of rounded slightly tapering square form, decorated with an extensive view of Enoshima bay; the pine trees and sail boats in individually cut small sections of shakudō, the waves in shaped silver wire, the outline of hills in gold wire and with stylized flowering bushes in cut gold; all on a graduated pale brown ground on short rounded feet; applied with shakudō and silver rims and the pierced cover with silver rim and corner mount

Signed Kyoto Namikawa
Meiji era (1868-1912), circa 1905-1910
H 9.3 x 8.9 cm

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