Antique Japanese Large Satsuma Incense Burner Censer Koro
Antique 19th century early Meiji Period, Japanese fine Satsuma ceramic large incense burner censer (Koro) decorated with various colored enamels and gold on a crackled cream ground.
On one side, finely hand-painted with the garden scene depicting an enthroned emperor guarded by samurais and receiving the high-ranking dignitary.
On the other side is a garden scene with two court ladies and children guarded by samurai.
The neck has a band of intricate brocade pattern, and the shoulder is applied with two upright bracket handles. The incense burner is resting on three monster heads' legs.
CONDITION: Very good condition. No cracks or repairs. There is a small chip on the corner of one of the handles.
Height including handles: 23 cm (9.06 inches).
Width across the handles: 20cm (7.87 inches).