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103 objects
F1892.31a-b

Incense burner, refashioned from a bottle

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<p>Originally this item was a long-necked bottle. The neck was broken off and repaired to serve as an incense burner. Globular shape with silver rim and pierced copper cover. Clay: hard, ringing Glaze: gray-white, closely crackled. Decoration: in gray-blue, under glaze.</p>
F1893.4a-b

Lamp stand converted to incense burner

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<p>Incense-burner. Silver cover. Clay: hard, fine, gray-white. Glaze: lustrous cream-white faintly crackled in pale brown. Decoration: carved perforations.</p>
F1893.5a-b

Incense burner

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<p>Incense burner, octagonal; low basal ring. Pierced silver cover, chrysanthemum vine-scroll motif. Clay: hard, grayish. Glaze: thick leaf-green. Irregular scar in center of base. Glazed overall except for footrim. Dark brown where exposed on footrim.</p>
F1893.6a-b

Incense burner in the shape of Chinese lion-dog

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<p>Incense burner, with perforated oval cover. Chinese lion-dog (shishi). Clay: heavy-weight, dense. Glaze: brilliant black lacquer, powdered and overlaid with gold. Seal: Raku (false seal of Raku Sonyu, 1664-1716)</p>
F1893.7a-b

Incense burner

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<p>Incense-burner, low, ovoidal; three feet; two loop handles. Pierced bronze cover. Clay: dense, grayish-white. Glaze: brilliant dark seal-brown. Decoration: modeled in relief.</p>
F1893.31a-b

Incense burner

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<p>Incense-burner. Two handles. Silver cover. Clay: hard, dense. Glaze: &#8220;tortoise-shell marked&#8221;; orange splashed with black, white, and green.</p>
F1898.78a-b

Incense burner

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<p>Incense-burner; high basal ring, notched. Silver cover. Clay: hard, grayish-white. Reddish where exposed. Glaze: greenish-gray, splashed with two tones of blue (underglaze cobalt).</p>
F1900.70a-b

Oribe-style incense container with design of kudzu

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<p>Carse, buff clay. Underglaze iron painted decoration of kuzu vine and stripes. Clear glaze, coarsely and irregularly crackled, over white slip; splashes of copper-green. Base unglazed. Signature, &#8220;Kenzan,&#8221; in iron pigment on biscuit on reverse of lid.</p>