Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Day 1: Important Asian Works of Art

Thu, Sep 15, 2016 10:00AM EDT - Fri, Sep 16, 2016 10:00AM EDT
Lot 47

Collection of Seven Incense Containers

Estimate: $600 - $800

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for Tea Ceremony Japanese, two [Guri] lacquer incense containers with incised design in alternating layers of black and red lacquer over a copper/brass base, 1-1/2 x 4 in. and smaller 1 x 3 in., [both in good condition]; stoneware reclining [shi-shi] lion container in two parts in red/brown glaze, with mark to base, 1-1/4 x 3 in., [good condition]; burlwood box, in two parts, 3-1/4 x 4 in., [good condition]; gold lacquer box with peony flower top, 2-1/4 x 2-1/4 in., [minor lacquer losses]; old [Bizen] stoneware [Tanuki] (badger) wrapped in clothing, in two parts, old surface, 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 in., [good condition]; old stoneware [Tanuki] leaning on paw in two parts, finely crackled, old surface, 2 x 3 in., [small chip to top of base]. Condition: . Notes: Please Note: Brunk Auctions provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. Provenance: Collection of Commander USNR (Ret.) Wayne S. and Mrs. Lydia B. Shiver, Asheboro, North Carolina