Guan-type stoneware incense burner of bronze form with two loop handles and three legs. The incense-burner has a dark grey body covered in thick grey glaze with dense bubbles and even crackle with some ginger colouring. The base of the feet are unglazed.
- Height: 74 millimetres
- Diameter: 105 millimetres (mouth)
Published PDF date : Southern Song dynasty or laterRoom 95 label text:
Incense burner with guan-type glaze
This incense burner and stands on three legs. Its form derives from ancient Chinese bronzes. 官 (guan ‘official’) celadon glaze was invented in the Southern Song dynasty (AD 1127–1279) and much copied in the Qing dynasty.
Stoneware with guan-type crackled glaze
Probably Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Guan stoneware incense burner of bronze form with two loop handles. Dark grey body covered in thick grey glaze with dense bubbles and even crackle with some ginger colouring. Base of feet unglazed.
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Object reference number: RRC39275
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