Keywords: Zhengde reign (1506 - 1521)
Cloisonne incense burner in the shape of a tripod (li). Wooden cover with Yuan dynasty jade hat finial used as a knob.
Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: plain, transparent. Decoration: in underglaze blue and overglaze yellow enamel; blue flowers on yellow ground. Central gardenia spray surrounded by (from top clockwise) sprays of pomegranate, persimmon and grapes and lotus bouquet. 6-character Cheng-te mark on base.