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Incense Burner

Incense Burner

Works of Art (30)

Attarouthi Treasure, 500–650, Byzantine; From Attarouthi, Syria, Silver and silver with gilding (1986.3.1-15)
Censer (Incensario), 10th–12th century, Costa Rica or Nicaragua, Ceramic, pigment (1979.206.378a,b)
Censer Cover (Xantil), 13th–15th century, Mexico; Tehuacá Ceramic, pigment (1978.412.10)
Censer Support, 8th–9th century, Mexico; Maya, Ceramic (1978.412.99)
Censer with Seated Figure, 5th–6th century, Guatemala; Maya, Ceramic (1982.394)
Censer, before 1477, Basel, Silver, raised and cast (17.190.360)
Curtained screen (kicho) and utensils for the incense ceremony, Edo period, 19th century, Kubo Shunman (Japanese), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2003)
Feline Incense Vessel, 6th–9th century, Bolivia; Tiwanaku, Ceramic (1978.412.100)
Incense box (jinbako), Edo period, ca. 1830, Japan, Maki-e decorated lacquer; on pear-skin (nashiji) background pine, bamboo, and cherry blossoms, and the Shimazu and Matsudaira family crests (10.7.15)
Incense box (kobako) in the shape of a Mandarin Duck, Meiji period, Japan, Maki-e decorated lacquer (29.100.717)
Incense box (kobako), Meiji period, Japan, Maki-e decorated lacquer (14.40.824a–h)
Incense box (kogo) in the form of a plum flower, Edo period, mid-19th century, Japan, Hizen Province, Kutani kilns, Porcelain with polychrome overglaze decoration (91.1.211)
Incense boxes (kogo) with a wrapping cloth (fukusa), Edo period, 1808, Japan, Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2113)
Incense burner (koro) with a reticulated cover, Edo period, mid-18th century, Japan, Hizen Province (Hirado ware), White porcelain with blue underglaze decoration of maple leaves (93.3.11a,b)
Incense burner (koro) with reticulated cover, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Satsuma Province, Earthenware, Satsuma ware with clear crackled glaze (19.14.2a–c)
Incense burner (koro), Edo period (1615–1868), mid-17th century, Nonomura Ninsei (Japanese), Japan, Kyoto, Kyoto ware, Light fawn clay covered with crackled glaze and gold application; "flowers of the four season"; decoration depicted in polychrome overglaze and gold pain (29.100.668)
Incense burner, 1181–1182; Seljuq, Jacfar ibn Muhammad ibn cAli, Khorasan (eastern Iran), Iran; Found in Khorasan (eastern Iran), Tay-abad (Kariz), Iran, Cast bronze with openwork decoration (51.56)
Incense burner, 11th century, Spain (Andalusia), Cast bronze, openwork and incised (67.178.3a,b)
Incense Burner, ca. 1530–40, Northern Italian (probably Padua), Bronze with dark brown lacquer patina (1982.60.108)
Incense burner, mid-1st millennium B.C., Southern Arabia, Bronze (49.71.2)
Incense game utensils, Edo period, Ryuryukio Shinsai (Japanese), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2065)
Pair of incense boxes (kogo) in the shape of dog-charms (inuhariko), Edo period, ca. mid-19th century, Japan, Minpei kilns, Porcelain with creamy glaze, polychrome and gold overglaze decoration (23.225.6a,b)
Pair of incense burners, Yuan dynasty, ca. early 14th century; Qingbai ware, China, Probably from kilns in the vicinity of Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, Porcelain with brown, low- and full-relief decoration under bluish white glaze (34.113.2,3)
Pair of mounted vases, ca. 1750, Chinese porcelain with French mounts, Hard-paste porcelain with gilt-bronze mounts (1977.102.1,.2)
Pierced globe, Mamluk period (1250–1517), late 13th–early 14th century, Syria, Damascus, Brass, spun and turned, pierced, chased, inlaid with gold, silver, and black compound (17.190.2095a,b)
Ritual Censer, 15th–16th century, Tibet, Iron with gold inlay (1987.416.2)
Seated Figure Censer (Incensario), 4th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Ceramic (1999.484.1a,b)
Six-lobed incense burner (akoda koro), first half of Edo period, Japan, Black lacquer with decorations in ground gold, pear-skin sprinkling, line drawing, omitted line drawing, and needle drawing; metal rim and lattice work metal cover (12.134.29)
The Tale of Genji and Genji cards, Edo period, Reisai (Japanese), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2187)
Thymiaterion (incense burner) with Marsyas, late 4th century B.C.; Classical, Etruscan, Bronze (1972.118.87)