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Item:254176455896REMARKABLE ANTIQUE JAPANESE SATSUMA CENSER / INCENSE BURNER Meiji Period, circa 1800's. The finest in hand-painted gilding and details~ a masterpiece! DESCRIPTION: We are pleased to be offering this magnificent 19th c. Antique Japanese Satsuma Censer / Incense Burner. Furthermore, the Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Censer/Incense Burner is encircled with haloed sages, rakans (enlightened beings) immortals (all wearing finely gilded and detailed kimonos). The piece is one of the finest and highly detailed examples of Japanese Satsuma censers / incense burners with stunning raised gilt work and amazing intricate decorative features. The Censer/Incense Burner is encircled by a repeated sublime pictorial scene (and/or various vignettes) depicting the holy ones with scrolls, tiny golden blades, walking canes, fans, braziers, and numerous other detailed appurtenances. The design is both creatively artistic and finely technical, with perfectly painted and designed brocades surrounding the overlapping figural storied scenes (or ornamented with designs representing scenes from the haloed sages or enlightened beings). The more one looks, the more the piece reveals itself (see pictures for all of the exquisite detail). The Censer/Incense Burner is finished with extraordinary, elaborate raised gilding which highlights minutely detailed and varied patterning of the kimonos and shining haloes. In excellent antique condition with no chips or cracks (see pictures). Must have taken numerous hours of concentrated hand painting to produce, then been carefully stored by the fortunate owners for over 100 years. These Meiji period (circa 1800’s) satsuma pieces are painted with polychrome enamels embellished with gold. Elaborate pictorial design with intricate details and beautiful coloration with gold accents. Artist Signed with the gilt marks, as well as the Shimazu crest on the underside of the piece. A true masterwork representing the pinnacle of Japan's Meiji era Satsuma ware. An exquisite and rare centerpiece for the discriminating collector of fine Japanese antiques. MEASUREMENTS: This exceptional Japanese Satsuma Censer / Incense Burner measures approximately 5-1/8" across and 3" high. The footed base measures approximately 2-1/2" between each foot point. NOTE: This Japanese Satsuma Censor / Incense Burner is sold as inherited, found, and/or purchased condition. We will be happy to answer any questions and encourage emails before bidding! Please see all pictures for they are considered part of the description! All sales are final with no refunds or returns. Thus, the censor / incense burner is sold “as is” so please contact us by email for further information before bidding. Pre-Owned Condition – this Japanese Satsuma Censer / Incense Burner has been used - may have some light discoloration (or loss of gold enamel accents) and/or minor scratches- excellent vintage condition w/ no chips or cracks! Please feel free to ask any questions before bidding & have a great day. PAYMENTS: All payments must be made through PayPal at this time. Payment in full is required within 3 days of auction end. We reserve the right to relist items that have not been paid for in a timely fashion. SHIPPING GUIDELINES: Packaging, handling, shipping, and insurance are not included (or charged separately) in the purchase price for all locations in the 48 Continental United States. And, at this time, we are sorry to say that we will only be shipping to the lower 48 states of the continental United States. We promise to ship all items within 1-2 business days (Monday-Friday) of receipt of payment. Generally, we list the USPS Priority Mail and USPS Parcel Select shipping options in the auction shipping calculator. On the other hand, we are in the eBay Global Shipping Program (or participating partners) thus if you live in a country outside the United States we most likely can sell to you, if you live in another participating country! THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION!Condition:The Censer/Incense Burner is finished with extraordinary, elaborate raised gilding which highlights minutely detailed and varied patterning of the kimonos and shining haloes. In excellent antique condition with no chips or cracks (see pictures)., Color:Gold, Type:Incense Burners, Age:1850-1899, Region of Origin:China, Primary Material:Porcelain & Pottery, Original/Reproduction:Original
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RARE ANTIQUE JAPANESE SATSUMA CENSER / INCENSE BURNER MEJI PERIOD CIRCA 1800's