Incense Burner in the Shape of a Courtier’s Cap with Scrolling Peonies

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: ca. 1690–1750
Culture: Japan
Medium: Porcelain with celadon glaze (Hizen ware, Nabeshima type)
Dimensions: H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); W. (incl. two rods) 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. of cap without rods 6 in. (15.2 cm); D. (incl. back piece) 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893
Accession Number: 93.3.17

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