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Incense burner

1998.1151 (RS21741)

Description

Japanese incense burner on 3 legs; relief decoration of dragons on bottom; 2 handles at sides; glazed a copperish tone.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Carved on bottom: [Japanese symbols]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
iron (metal)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
BURNER, INCENSE
Dragon
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
incense burners
Iron
Possibly iron (metal)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
4.5 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1151
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19034

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