Incense Burner

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century
Medium
Gilded bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13.3 x 27.2 x 25.8 cm (5 1/4 x 10 11/16 x 10 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel: incense burner

Keywords
casting, China, gilding, incense, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Henry Trubner. The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty. Exh. cat. Los Angeles. cat. 110.
  • Osvald Siren. A History of Early Chinese Art. 4 vols., London, 1929-1930. vol. 2, pl. 113.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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