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Incense burner: C.127 & A-1934

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Ninsei (Pottery)

Description

Incense burner. Possibly porcelain, painted in red, green, purple, blue, brown and gold enamels with a grey-creamish glaze. The moulded square box stands on four feet and has a pierced cover which is surmounted by a lion.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Edo Period (1615-1868)
Melamine
Circa 1655 - Circa 1657

Components of the work

Top Height 4 cm Width 6.8 cm
Burner Width 8 cm
Exterior

Materials used in production

enamel glaze in red, green, purple, blue, brown and gold. Glaze possibly porcelain Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Turning Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.127 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 71702
Old number: BJ.154
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 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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