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Incense Burner ("Koro") in the Form of the Kirin


Description Provenance Credit
Description This Hirado ware incense burner ("koro") is in the form of the kirin, a mythical animal.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore, prior to 1896 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, before 1896

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Period
late 18th century (Edo)
Medium
porcelain with transparent glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.1731
Measurements
5 7/8 in. (15 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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