Boshanlu, or hill censer, surmounted by a birdOn display
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Boshanlu, or hill censer, surmounted by a bird
Date2nd century BC - 1st century AD (200 BC - AD 100)
Han Dynasty (c. 206 BC - AD 220)
Material and technique
Dimensions10 cm (height)
9.4 cm max. (diameter)
213.8 g (weight)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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Glossary of terms
Incense burner in the shape of a hill.
Loveday, Helen, Chinese Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Handbook to the Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1990), pp. 35 & 38, illus. p. 37 pl. 16