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Incense burner

Period:
Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9)
Date:
2nd–1st century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with remnants of pigments
Dimensions:
H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.214.129a, b
Not on view
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "Sacred Mountains in Chinese Art," November 9, 1990–December 16, 1990.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Sacred Mountains in Chinese Art," January 25, 1991–March 31, 1991.

Princeton University Art Museum. "Recarving China's Past: Art, Archaeology, and Architecture of the "Wu Family Shrines"," March 5, 2005–June 26, 2005.

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