Incense burner, refashioned from a bottle
- Incense burner
- Historical period(s)
- Edo period, late 18th-19th century
- Porcelain with cobalt decoration under clear glaze; silver lid
- Kyoto-related ware
- H x W (overall): 12.5 x 15.2 cm (4 15/16 x 6 in)
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Originally this item was a long-necked bottle. The neck was broken off and repaired to serve as an incense burner. Globular shape with silver rim and pierced copper cover.
Clay: hard, ringing
Glaze: gray-white, closely crackled.
Decoration: in gray-blue, under glaze.
Tozo Takayanagi, New York to 1892 
From 1892 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1892 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
- Former owner
- Takayanagi Tozo (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- Collection(s) Area
- Japanese Art
- Web Resource(s)
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum