Lid of Incense Burner, Gilded bronze, China

Lid of Incense Burner

Period:
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)
Date:
3rd century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Gilded bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Diam. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.161.1
Not on view
[ Laiyuan & Company , Paris, until 1915; sold to MMA]
Wellesley College. "Chinese Art: Symbols and Images," April 16, 1967–June 6, 1967.

New York. China Institute in America. "Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum," October 24, 1979–January 27, 1980.

New York. China Institute in America. "Chinese Bronze Technology," April 20, 1991–June 15, 1991.