Period: Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Buff clay. Underglaze iron painted decoration of “flaming jewels” and bundle of straw; touches of iron around rim. Kiln mark impressed on base inside foot rim. Ash glaze, ending irregularly above unglazed base, partially covered with glassy white feldspathic glaze; large patch of copper-tinted green ash glaze.
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).