The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of June 14, 2024

Incense Burner

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

Description

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.
  • ?–1972
    Mr. Hiroshi Hirota of Kochukyo Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, given to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1972–
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Japan's Floating World (Japanese art rotation) 235. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (April 8-October 9, 2022).
    Japanese Gallery 235 Rotation - January-July 2017. The Cleveland Museum of Art (January 9-July 10, 2017).
    Year in Review: 1972. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (February 27-March 18, 1973).
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1972.88.a