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Incense burner: C.53-1934

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Lead-glazed earthenware incense burner, on five feet joined by a foot ring. Pinkish body. Partly covered in a blue, green and brown stained glaze, over a white slip.

Notes

History note: Unknown before seller

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.8 cm
Height: 6.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

T’ang Dynasty (618-906)
Circa 618 - 907

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Slip Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazed Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.53-1934
Primary reference Number: 75440
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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