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Incense burner: C.352-1934

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Unknown (Pottery)


Pierced walls, with a celadon glaze over all. Wire cover in a basket-work design. The inner container for the incense is made of brass.


History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1934-09-20) by Brangwyn, Frank

Components of the work

Burner: composed of glaze ( celadon) stoneware ( walls pierced over all) Diameter 6.0 cm
Cover: composed of silver alloy ( in basket work design) Diameter 6.0 cm Height 2.3 cm
Incense Container: composed of brass (alloy) Diameter 5.2 cm Height 3.6 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.352-1934
Primary reference Number: 74654
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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