Porcelain incense burner of archaistic kuei form, with two lion heads on shoulder. The incense burner is black with a white rim. There is an inscription on the base.
- Height: 69 millimetres
Inscription CommentApocryphal Chenghua Mark
Room 95 label text:
Incense burner with black glaze
This porcelain incense burner is modelled after a bronze form. It has two lion mask handles applied on either side and is covered with an iron-pigmented black glaze. The glaze has crept from the rim revealing a white porcelain body. There is an apocryphal Chenghua reign mark on the base.
Porcelain with iron-black glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, AD 1800–1900
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Object reference number: RRC38742
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