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Incense burner

Incense burner

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in white slip and brown glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.171-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 5

Physical description

Incense burner of porcelain, decorated in white slip on brown ground . Depressed globular form, with three short feet and wide short neck. On the body lotus flowers and buds on a continuous wavy stem. Round the neck the Eight Trigrams (bagua).

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1600-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in white slip and brown glaze

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm, Diameter: 18.1 cm

Descriptive line

Incense burner, porcelain decorated in white slip on brown glaze, south China, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Production Note

Li Jianan's opinion 10/11/2009

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Brown and white

Subjects depicted

Lotus flowers; Eight trigrams

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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