Greenware tripod incense burner with modern lidOn display
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Greenware tripod incense burner with modern lid
Dateincense burner 1250 - 1280
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
lid 20th century (1901 - 2000)
Material and technique
stoneware, with carved decoration under a green celadon glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim; modern wooden lid
Dimensionswith lid 14.3 cm max. (height)
without lid 11.2 cm (height)
14.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.