Dragon Kirin Copper Tinted Bronze Incense Burner Showa Period Vintage Censer 13"H 龍麒麟
Vintage Japanese Bronze Incense Burner
Dragon Kirin Censer 龍麒麟
Flowers and Birds Motifs
Origin: Japan, Circa: Showa 昭和, 1930-50s'
H 13 in. (33cm), W 5 in. (13cm), D 5 in. (13cm)
Condition: Age-related abrasions!
An ornate bronze ritual censer featuring flowing rhythmical contours, with embossed Kirins and hinged dragon handles, flared trumpet rim tapered into an elongated shaft, joined to a finely cast bulbous body with intricate reliefs of hand-chased flowers and birds ornaments. The copper tinted red bronze censer is an elegant Japanese classic. A few age-related minor imperfections; nonetheless a cultural timepiece perfect for home and office.