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Incense burner

Incense burner
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, late 17th century
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Jingdezhen ware
H x W: 14.3 x 23.5 cm (5 5/8 x 9 1/4 in)
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1975
A New York State estate, to 1975 [1]

From 1975 to 1978
Private collector, Washington, D.C., purchased at the sale of a New York State estate, Adam A. Weschler & Son, auctioneers, Washington, D.C., in 1975 [2]

From 1978
Freer Gallery of Art, given by a private collector in 1978


[1] According to the donor, this object was acquired at the 1975 sale of the contents from a New York State house, which consisted mostly of American and European furniture and furnishings (see Curatorial Note 2, H.C. Lovell, 1978, in the object record).

[2] See Curatorial Note 2, H.C. Lovell, 1978, in the object record.

Former owner
Mrs. Hin-cheung Lovell
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel
blue and white glaze, China, cloud, incense, Jingdezhen ware, landscape, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

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