Skip to main content

Incense burner: OC.32-1946

An image of Incense burner

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information


Unknown (Production)


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.


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


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.32-1946
Primary reference Number: 77682
Oscar Raphael number: 10
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Incense burner" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-05-16 09:49:18

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=|title=Incense burner|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-05-16 09:49:18|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center my-3">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Incense burner" class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Incense burner</figcaption>>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...