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Title: Incense Burner (Koro)
Materials: cloisonné enamel, bronze
Dimensions: 250cm high
Accession Number: EX 512
Monumental cloisonné enamel vase on stand. Originally part of a three piece garniture executed for the Worlds Columbian Exhibition, Chicago 1893. The front depicting a dragon and gushing waves, verso with plovers circling over waves with the bright moon to the left, rising on a lacquer and relief carved wood octagonal base. Manufacture was undertaken by Mr. Shirozayemon Suzuki, of Yokohama, with the co-operation of Mr. Seizayemon Tsunekawa, at Nagoya..