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Incense burner in the shape of Chinese lion-dog, unknown Raku ware workshop
19th century

Raku Sonyu 1664 - 1716)
Edo period or Meiji era

Raku-type clay with Black Raku glaze and gold pigment
H: 10.0 W: 11.2 cm
Kyoto, Kyoto-fu, Japan


We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.