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Incense burner: C.62-1992

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Celadon glazed stoneware incense burner, thrown, with luted, modelled and incised feet and handle. The bowl is circular with a flat base, and curved sides opening out towards the flat rim. The handle is in the form of a dragon's head and neck and three feet, one of which is below the handle.
The greenish grey glaze is unevenly applied.


History note: Purchased with its fitted inscribed wooden box from Mayuyama

Legal notes

Given by Godfrey St. George Montague Gompertz

Measurements and weight

Height: 10 cm
Length: 14.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-06-14) by Gompertz, Godfrey St. George Montague


Six Dynasties
220 - 589

School or Style

Yue ware

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 10.3 cm
Feet And Handle

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.62-1992
Primary reference Number: 75693
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 June 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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