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Mountain-Shaped Incense Burner (Boshan Xianglu)

A work made of brick-red earthenware with green lead glaze.
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  • A work made of brick-red earthenware with green lead glaze.

Date:

Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9)

Artist:

China, probably Guangdong or Guangxi province

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 133

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Mountain-Shaped Incense Burner (Boshan Xianglu)

Origin

China

Date

206 BCE–9 CE

Medium

Brick-red earthenware with green lead glaze

Dimensions

H. 22.6 cm (8 7/8 in.); diam. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1924.239

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