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Incense burner in shape of temple
Place of Origin: China
Date: 1900-1949
Materials: Nephrite
Dimensions: H. 14 3/4 in x Diam. 6 3/4 in, H. 37.5 cm x Diam. 17.2 cm
Credit Line: Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bequest of Isabella M. Cowell
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Jade And Stones
Object Number: B68J3.a-.c
On Display: No

Description

Label: This large jadeite incense burner combines a body shaped like an ancient Chinese ritual bronze with a cover in the form of a temple roof. The ornament at the very top takes the form of openwork lotus blossoms.

More Information

Exhibition History: Later Chinese Jades: Ming Dynasty to Early Twentieth Century (Tateuchi Gallery, 11/10/2007 - 8/2008)
"The Resplendent Stone: Chinese Jades from the 18th-20th Centuries," SFO International Terminal, December 12, 2009 - June 6, 2010
Label: This large jadeite incense burner combines a body shaped like an ancient Chinese ritual bronze with a cover in the form of a temple roof. The ornament at the very top takes the form of openwork lotus blossoms.
Exhibition History: Later Chinese Jades: Ming Dynasty to Early Twentieth Century (Tateuchi Gallery, 11/10/2007 - 8/2008)
"The Resplendent Stone: Chinese Jades from the 18th-20th Centuries," SFO International Terminal, December 12, 2009 - June 6, 2010