Covered Incense Burner


late 1800s
Diameter of mouth: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.); Overall: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)
Location: not on view
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This incense burner emulates Chinese porcelain in its glaze and form. A number of prominent Meiji-period ceramicists explored classical Chinese forms and glazes even as they also produced stoneware with Japanese-style glazes.
Covered Incense Burner

Covered Incense Burner

late 1800s

Japan, Meiji period (1868–1912)

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