Monday, May 18, 2009

Smaller Incense Burner from Han Dynasty

This is a smaller scale of Incense Burner used at the Royal Han Imperial Chamber Court Princess room.

This is a two pieces set.
1) Cover
2) Incense pot with Stand base.

Diameter : About 12cm
Height : About 36 cm
Weight: About 1.5Kg

The design of the stand base is a child sitting on a sea-creature. And the creature mouth sprout out the Incense pot .
The Incense pot has design of ancient dragon from Zhou Dynasty.

This is a very unique piece in Han Dynasty Artefacts collection. It is recorded from the Shanghai Museum Piece of Collection series.

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