Art/ Collection/ Art Object

晚明宣德款銅爐
Incense Burner

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/8 in (9.8 cm); L. 4 3/4 in (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.548
Not on view
Inscription: Six characters on bottom: "Da Ming Xuande nian zhi" (made during the reign of Xuande of the great Ming".
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The "Hundred Antiques"," February 18, 2006–October 31, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy—Selections from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang," April 29, 2014–August 17, 2014.

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