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Incense burner with lid and insert

Incense burner with lid and insert

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall D.S.O. through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.732 to B-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Incense burner with lid and insert of porcelain. Square section, with straight sides; on four angle feet. Painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels with a brocade pattern of formal flowers and foliage; domed bronze lid of openwork in the form of a stylised chrysanthemum.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

ca. 1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 6.4 cm

Descriptive line

Incense burner with lid and insert, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels; Japan, Arita kilns (Imari type), Edo period, ca. 1700-1750

Labels and date

Incense burner
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Arita ware (Imari type)
JAPANESE; c.1700-1750
C.732-1925 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Chrysanthemum; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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