Longquan porcelain incense burner of archaistic ding form, with three claw form feet and two side handles. The vase has gale greyish green glaze. There are lion heads on the feet, dragon heads on the handles, and two monster masks on the body.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Diameter: 231 millimetres
Published PDF date : Yuan/Ming second half 14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Potters modelled this three-legged incense burner on an archaistic bronze food vessel called a ding. It is covered with a celadon glaze.
Stoneware, porcelain-type, with incised and applied decoration beneath a celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省，龍泉地區
Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–98
R. L. Hobson, 1934 records: From the Nezu Collection, Tokyo.
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Object reference number: RRC38639
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