Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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incense burner
  • Seifū Yohei III
    1851–1914
    born: Himeji, Hyogo province, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • incense burner, 1892–1897, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.4 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/4 x 4 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1560
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Cylindrical jar on three feet. Clear glaze with no crackle. Decoration border of a wavy line and three bands, incised in clay.