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Censer

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with inlaid design (Yatsushiro ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Diam. of rim 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); Diam. of foot 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.1361
Not on view
This small censer, now missing its original lid, is thinly potted and cleanly executed, with a streamlined design. Vertical lines with undulating contours are inlaid across the exterior at fairly evenly spaced intervals.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879)
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