University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 72-22-3A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Stoneware
Slip
Enamel
Technique:Satsuma
Iconography:Rakan
Confucian Scholars
Go
Tea
Credit Line:Gift of Richard F. Warren, 1972
Other Number70-22-3A - Other Number

Description

Three footed stoneware incense burner with lid. The top of the lid has a seated lion figure and on the sides are birds. Decoration is in the multi-colored Satsuma style with figures of eight rakan (Chinese: luohan) on one side and Confucian scholars, two playing a boardgame, on the other.


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