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Guangdong stoneware incense burner of bronze form with globular body, three cloud-shaped feet and two loop handles. The incense burner has a dark greyish-brown body and blue and black speckled glaze on the exterior. Where exposed, the body is reddish-brown. The base and the base of the feet, are unglazed.
- Made in: Shiwan
- (Asia,China,Guangdong (province),Shiwan)
- Height: 150 millimetres
- Diameter: 302 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming/Qing 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Incense burner with jun-type glaze
Shiwan dragon kilns made four main classes of products in the Qing: mass-produced industrial ceramics, including architectural ceramics and garden furniture; utilitarian table wares crafted by artisans; ritual vessels for altars in public temples and domestic settings (such as this incense burner with jun-style glaze); and elaborately sculpted ceramic figures fashioned by skilled craftsmen.
Stoneware with jun-type glaze
Shiwan (pronounced Shekwan in Cantonese) ware石灣窯
Foshan, Nanhai county, Guangdong province, 廣東省, 南海縣, 佛山
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
Guangdong stoneware incense burner of bronze form with globular body, three cloud-shaped feet and two loop handles. Dark greyish-brown body covered in blue and black speckled glaze. Inside of vessel, base and base of feet unglazed. Body reddish-brown where exposed.
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Object reference number: RRC39597
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