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incense-burner

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.215

  • Description

    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.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 12thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 97 millimetres
    • Diameter: 145 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Southern Song 12thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 215

    Incense burner


    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 ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
    Southern Song dynasty, AD 1127–1279

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  • Bibliography

    • Hobson, Rackham & King 1931 p. 184, Fig. 335 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1977 p.16, no.31 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.23, no.215 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/dc3/sh1

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Charles Russell Collection.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.215


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