A Kakiemon Tripod Candlestick, Edo Period, 17th to 18th Century
5 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in, 13.3 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 CAD
By repute, uncovered in 1947 from the grave of Kuroda Tsunamasa, the 14th generation lord of the Hakata fief (present day Fukuoka prefecture)
Private Collection of Japanese Works of Art, Toronto
Asian Art Auction, Waddington's, June 18, 2010, lot 28
Private Collection, Edmonton
The base with three blue monster heads with tongues sticking out to form cabriolet legs, the yellow drip plate decorated with three lotus heads and scrolling vine.
The diameter measures 6 1/2 inches.
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