Cylindrical porcelain incense burner. Decorated with low relief mountains, clouds and waves, and in high relief five figures and a deer bearing the Eight Trigrams on its back. All elements painted with unfired pigments and partly gilt, but only traces remain. Base unglazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 68 millimetres
- Diameter: 95 millimetres
Published PDF date : 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Cylindrical porcelain incense burner
This unusual incense burner is decorated with trailed slip mountains, clouds and waves, and in high relief with five figures and a deer bearing the Eight Trigrams on its back. All elements are painted with unfired pigments (cold-painted) and gilded, but only traces of the gilding remain.
Porcelain with moulded, clear glaze, trailed slip cold-painted and gilding
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
PDF card: Acquired before 1935.
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Object reference number: RRC39618
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