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Porcelain incense burner. The base is resting on three legs which are formed to look like pointed demons. The finely worked lid is typical of the type of porcelain produced at the Satsuma Kiln in the Kagoshima prefecture. The handles are formed to look like elephant heads.

Original Medium

Porcelain

Size

Height: 15 cm; Circumference: 43 cm

Origin

Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu Island, Japan

Date Information

undated

Artifact Number

M80-0021

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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