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Incense burner with a beige background and a purplish-gray over brush. There is a design of grapes and grape leaves that extend along the widest part of the base and around the lid. The grape leaves are blue in color, the grapes white and tan/ gold, and the vines are a dark brown color. The lid has a 4 points where 4 holes are punched out to allow the incense to escape. The holes in the lid line up with the grape design to resemble individual grapes. There is a small knob/ handle at the top that is dark brown in color. Gagyu-yaki.

Original Medium

Porcelain

Size

5.5" high

Origin

Japan

Date Information

undated

Artifact Number

M87-0043

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collection, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana

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