Incense burner


Historical period(s)
Souhern Dynasties period, Period of Division, ca. 500
Sroneware with green glaze
H x Diam (overall): 15 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in)
China, Fujian province
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Incense burner

China, Fujian ware, incense, Paul Singer collection, Southern dynasties (317 - 589)
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. James Marshall Plumer

Published References
  • Henry Trubner. Chinese Ceramics: From the Prehistoric Period through Chien Lung. A Loan Exhibition from Collections in America and Japan. Exh. cat. Los Angeles, March 14 - April 27, 1952. fig. 54.2.
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Marshall Plumer. Selections from the James Marshall Plumer Collection of Oriental Art: A Memorial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Detroit, March 6 - April 8, 1962. fig. 22b.
  • Jan Fontein Wu Tung. Unearthing China's Past. Exh. cat. Boston. fig. 67a.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum