Exceptional Meiji Period Bronze/Gold Inlaid Censer
A Japanese silver-inlaid patinated bronze “Poet and Oxen” censer, Edo to Meiji period 日本嵌銀加漆高士與牛銅香୨
Komai box. Japan. Meiji period (1868-1912). Iron inlaid with gold with a tiger, dragon and women with a line of Japanese syllabic script. Signed with a cartouche. Patina losses. 4.5 x 3.5in.