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Incense burner

Incense burner

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    16th century-17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with coloured glazes

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee

  • Museum number:

    C.50-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Incense burner of 'ding' form with globular body, straight neck with projecting lip and three legs; two handles in the form of archaic dragons biting the lip, and with long scrolled tails which spread in low relief. Fine porcellaneous stoneware with crackled turquoise and pale aubergine glazes outside; aubergine within.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

16th century-17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with coloured glazes

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm

Descriptive line

Fahua ware. Incense burner, stoneware with coloured glazes, China, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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