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Incense burner: OC.32-1946

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Porcelain incense burner, Lung-ch'uan type. Ting tripod form with bulbous body, straight wide neck, and everted lip. Three tapering legs with moulded ridges on body corresponding to the position of legs, bottoms of the legs are unglazed and burnt reddish brown. Opaque grey green glaze, with light grey body showing through on the thinly glazed lip.
Half of the rim has been repaired with gold lacquer.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

O.C. Raphael Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14 cm
Height: 11.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Components of the work

Rim Repair: composed of lacquer ( gold) Half Of Rim: Legs: Ridges:

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.32-1946
Primary reference Number: 77682
Oscar Raphael number: 10
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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