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2010ej2038 jpg l

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Acquired in 1910 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
date_end
0220-12-31
date_start
0025-01-01
date_text
25-220 (made)
descriptive_line
Han dynasty (25AD-220) Chinese bronze incense burner in the shape of Mountains of Paradise.
dimensions
Height: 18.4 cm, Diameter: 20.3 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
bought from Spinks
id
35696
label
Incense burner Eastern Han dynasty AD 25-220 This incense burner is shaped like the Bo Mountain, a paradise inhabited by immortals and mythical animals. Cast bronze Museum no. M.375-1910 [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:49:37.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:49:37.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 11
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Bronze, cast
museum_number
M.375&A-1910
museum_number_token
m3751910
object_number
O40541
object_type
Incense burner
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Incense burner of cast and chased bronze, with a pierced cover.Three smooth dragons decorate the foot. The whole is patinated dark green with patches of reddish brown and deep blue. [Lid] The pierced cover is in the form of the Sacred Mountain, amid the crags of which are trees, animals and small hunting groups in low relief.
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EJ2038
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This type of incense burner is sometimes called a 'hill censer', because of its shape. Daoist faithfuls believed immortals and mythical beasts lived in the Bo Mountain, a paradise they hoped to go to when they attained immortality.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
incense-burner-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
220
year_start
25