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Incense stick holder

Incense stick holder

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain decorated in enamels

  • Museum number:

    798-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 5

Physical description

Incense stick holder in the form of an elephant, one of a pair. Porcelain, with rich housings, and carrying a vase on its back; decorated with enamel colours.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1800-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain decorated in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 15.9 cm, Length: 16.5 cm

Object history note

Bought, 18s. the pair [798&A-1883]

Descriptive line

Incense stick holder in the form of an elephant, porcelain decorated in enamels, China, Qing dynasty, ca. 1800-1850

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Enamelled

Subjects depicted

Elephant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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