25 objects

Incense burner

<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>

Incense burner in the shape of Chinese lion-dog

<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>

Incense burner

<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>

Square incense box with sculpted figure of crane, unknown Raku ware workshop

<p>Clay: soft, gray. Raku type. Glaze: gray with variations of yellowish, pinkish, and greenish tints. Reduced. Red Raku glaze. Decoration: seated crane in high relief. Underglaze iron marks on one edge to assist in aligning lid and base. Mark. &#8220;Koetsu&#8221; and cipher (kao) written on bottom of base with underglaze iron pigment.</p>