This is an exceptional Japanese cloisonne enamel incense burner or koro. The
body is worked with a majestic bonsai style pine tree on a rock formation. The
layered branches overlook a sea or body of water by a wireless (musen) mountain
formation and boat.
The base is inset with a silver panel with the artist’s trademark, “Yoshihisa”
for the recognized artist, Hattori Yoshihisa.
The incense burner appears to be in mint, unused condition without any major
issues such as cracks, losses or restoration. Please refer to the images that
depict the wonderful pristine condition.
The height of the incense burner with the top is approximately 3.75 inches
The width of the incense burner is approximately 4.25 inches
This exact piece is illustrated on page 111, in Chapter 15, entitled,
Yaku-Jippo” which explores various examples serving a utilitarian purpose in
Japanese Cloisonne Enamels; A Private Collector's Notes and Reference Guide,"
by Gary Yoshino. (PIB- Pictured In Book).
A copy of page 111 from the reference book will be provided to the successful
Due to the fragile nature of cloisonné enamels, this item will be packed with
tremendous care to ensure safe delivery.
This item will be shipped by USPS Priority Mail with insurance to confirmed
addresses within the United States. We currently are unable to ship overseas
or make international deliveries at this time.
Please ask any and all questions prior to bidding. Thank you!