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Vessel
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 130 x 75 x 70mm (5 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/4in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.311
This vessel is imitating large ancient bronze incense burners found in palaces and temples. They are decorated with Buddhist 'Dogs of Fo' on the covers. They are very skillfully carved, using the technique of undercutting. This leaves the ivory decoration attached in only a few places.
Display Location: In Store
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