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Incense burner and stand

Incense burner and stand

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1117&A-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Incense burner and stand of porcelain. Cover cylindrical, on the middle of the top a small pierced medallion of cash pattern. Painted in enamel colours on the biscuit. Round the side, a plum-tree among rocks and a bird; on the top a chess-board and other emblems. The body is shallow on three small feet; base unglazed except for a small inset medallion; round the side plum-blossom in white on black.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm

Descriptive line

Incense burner and stand, porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit; China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Emblems (symbols); Chessboards; Prunus blossoms; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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