Longquan stoneware incense burner of archaic bronze lian form, with straight sides, three cloud-shaped feet and a circular foot ring. The incense burner has pale greyish green glaze. There are three bands of triple lines in low relief around the body.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 97 millimetres
- Diameter: 145 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12thCRoom 95 label text:
This incense burner stands on three feet. Around the outside are raised ribs of clay all covered with a beautiful celadon glaze.
Stoneware, porcelain-type, with celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
Southern Song dynasty, AD 1127–1279
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Charles Russell Collection.
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Object reference number: RRC38632
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