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Incense burner

Incense burner

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1st century-2nd century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with green lead glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr H. C. Coleman

  • Museum number:

    C.65-1949

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 1

Physical description

Incense burner in the form bronze lian, cylindrical, on three feet. Red earthenware with green lead glaze, moulded in relief with hills, animals and spirit animals with bear feet.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1st century-2nd century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with green lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Incense burner, red earthenware with green lead glaze; China, Eastern Han dynasty, 1st-2nd century AD

Production Note

Label

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Animals; Hills

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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