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Tripod porcelain incense burner of archaic bronze ding form, with two loop handles and three cabriole legs, each decorated with beast mask. Body covered outside with on-biscuit deep purple enamel, inside with dark turquoise, and legs and handles bright turquoise.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 111 millimetres
- Diameter: 104 millimetres
Published PDF date : 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Incense burner with turquoise and aubergine glazes
This three-legged incense burner is modelled after an ancient bronze ritual vessel called a ding. The glazes are applied directly to the biscuit body and are of the fahua palette.
Porcelain with turquoise and aubergine glazes on-the-biscuit
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1900
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Object reference number: RRC39611
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