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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.28
Title
Incense Burner in the Form of a Lotus Blossom (originally with a cover)
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
9th-11th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Liao dynasty, 907-1125
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203254
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Liao sancai ("three-color") ware: off-white earthenware with applique molded decorative elements and lead-fluxed emerald-green glaze over a white-slip ground
Dimensions
H. 13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of C. Adrian Rübel
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.28
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Henry Trubner, Chinese Ceramics, from the prehistoric period through Ch'ien Lung: a loan exhibition from collections in America and Japan, exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum (Los Angeles, CA, 1952), p. 60, no. 64

Exhibition History

Chinese Ceramics from the Prehistoric Period through Ch'ien Lung, Los Angeles County Museum of History, Science and Art, 03/14/1952 - 04/27/1952

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