2,481 visitors today 17 antiques added today

Pair Of Large Fine Quality Late 19thc Japanese Meiji Bronze Elephant Incense Burners Or Koro


£6,850 | $9,121 USD | €7,761 EUR
Item Number: SA577171
Date of manufacture: 1870
Current Status: For sale
Seller: LVS Decorative Arts
This antique has been viewed 21 times in the past month with the most views from France.


A large superbly fine pair of late 19th century Japanese Meiji bronze elephant incense burners or koro with pagoda temple covers.
This wonderful pair of incense burners consist of a pair of fine quality bronze and gilt bronze elephants with trunks aloft, the elephants carrying large pagoda temples on their backs, the two storey temples with intricate engraved decoration, windows, balconies and bronze and gilt bronze droplets.
The elephants both adorned with jewels and caparisoned with rich decorative saddlecloths consisting of superbly detailed relief dragon decoration with Greek key pattern design and droplets.
This superb pair of elephants are in very good condition for age with minimal losses, are of stable construction and can go straight into a home or collection.
Provenance: Titled private residence, Essex, England, UK.
Height: 31.5'' / 80cm
Width: 26'' / 66cm
Depth: 13.5'' / 34.5cm
LVS Decorative Arts is a family run business specialising in an eclectic mix of fine quality and decorative antiques from around the world.
Being members of LAPADA, the largest association for professional art and antiques dealers in the UK, we are committed in upholding the highest of standards.
All furniture is professionally restored to the highest of standards, using traditional methods by cabinet makers and polishers with a wealth of experience keeping the item in as original condition as possible and conserving original patina (colour) and materials whenever possible - we feel that quality restoration is paramount to the longevity of the piece.
Worldwide shipping available, please contact us for a free quote to include professional packing and fully insured services
Please note: viewing is 'By Appointment' only - please contact Liza a few days in advance to arrange
Payments are accepted by bank transfer or cheque
Please contact us if any further high definition photographs are required or please visit our own website as follows where you can zoom in on the photos:
Please contact Liza either by email or telephone 07703306451
Please bear in mind: antique items for sale may have some wear and marks commensurate with their age which adds to the character of the piece.
Thank you and we hope you find our stock interesting.
Internal Ref: LVS1102


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1870.


Height = 80 cm (31.5")
Width = 66 cm (26.0")
Depth = 34.5 cm (13.6")

Seller Details

LVS Decorative Arts
United Kingdom

International Tel:

Email seller about this item:

Link to this item