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Acquired in 1936 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
date_end
0200-12-31
date_start
0001-01-01
date_text
1st century-2nd century (made)
descriptive_line
Hill censer and cover (the cover does not belong), red earthenware with green lead glaze, China, Eastern Han dynasty, 1st-2nd century AD
dimensions
Height: 21 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137
historical_context_note
The boshanlu is a mountain shaped vessel representing the sacred mountain inhabited by the pantheon of Chinese folklore. The smoke from the incense would envelope the mountain like a kind of supernatural fog.
historical_significance
history_note
id
414983
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T16:41:30.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T16:41:30.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 1, shelf 2
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
earthenware, lead glaze
materials_techniques
Red earthenware with green lead glaze
museum_number
C.818&A-1936
museum_number_token
c8181936
object_number
O495077
object_type
Incenser burner and cover
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Hill censer (boshanlu) with goblet-shaped bowl set in a wide saucer; red earthenware with green lead glaze much perished and encrusted with silvery white iridescence; flat base with "thread-mark". Fitted with a cover (the cover does not belong) of cone-shape moulded and pierced, with a design of hills on which are animals and figures on foot and horseback hunting with bows.
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EA4791
production_note
Label
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
incenser-burner-and-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
glazed
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
200
year_start
1