Incense burner

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, late 17th century
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Jingdezhen ware
H x Diam: 14.2 × 23.5 cm (5 9/16 × 9 1/4 in)
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Incense burner

China, cloud, incense, Jingdezhen ware, landscape, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)

To 1975
A New York State estate, to 1975 [1]

From 1975 to 1978
Private collector, Washington, DC, purchased at the sale of a New York State estate, Adam A. Weschler & Son, auctioneers, Washington, DC, in 1975 [2]

From 1978
Freer Gallery of Art, given by a private collector in 1978


[1] According to the donor, this object was acquired at the 1975 sale of the contents from a New York State house, which consisted mostly of American and European furniture and furnishings (see Curatorial Note 2, H.C. Lovell, 1978, in the object record).

[2] See Curatorial Note 2, H.C. Lovell, 1978, in the object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Hin-cheung Lovell

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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