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Incense burner: C.53-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Stoneware with thick lavender-blue glaze


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by P.H.D.S. Wikramaratna in memory of his brother Professor P.H. Diananda

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.1 cm
Height: 17 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by Wikramaratna, P. H. D. S.


12th Century
Song Dynasty#
Circa 960 CE - 1279 CE

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulded : Three-legged incense burner with two lug handles. Buff stoneware with thick lavender-blue glaze, applied with two Buddhist figures on the neck. Jun ware.
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.53-2007
Primary reference Number: 163286
Entry form number: 976
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 September 2015 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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