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Incense Burner with Brocade Pattern
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Incense Burner with Brocade Pattern


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Description This cloisonné covered "koro" (incense burner) has applied cloisonné handles and finial. It is decorated with designs of small paintings from nature, chrysanthemums, and "takara-mono" "precious things- symbols of wealth, longevity, wisdom, beauty, harmony, purity, and protection from ill-omen.
Exhibitions
  • Japanese Cloisonne Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-0.
Provenance Stephen W. Fisher [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1995, by gift.
Credit Gift of Stephen W. Fisher, 1995

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Period
1880-1889 (Meiji)
Medium
gilt-wire cloisonné enamel
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.696
Measurements
5 x 5 1/2 in. (12.7 x 13.97 cm) (h. x diam.)
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Not On View

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