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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

F1893.6a-b



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