Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Incense Burner with Cover in the Shape of a Lion on a Threaded Bobbin

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
first half of the 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain with overglaze enamels (Kairakuen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); D. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.602a, b
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Five Thousand Years of Japanese Art: Treasures from the Packard Collection," December 17, 2009–June 10, 2010.

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