Incense Burner

백자투각사엽좌문향로, 白瓷透刻四葉座文香爐

Korean
Joseon dynasty
early 20th century


Object Place: Korea; Söng-do

Dimensions

Height: 20.0 cm (7 7/8 in.), Diameter of Rim: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.), Diameter of foot: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1930a-b

Medium or Technique

Glazed white porcelain with openwork decoration

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Porcelain

Provenance

Originated from Songdo (present-day Kaesong, North Korea). Between 1881 and 1886, Pierre Louis Jouy (b. 1856 - d. 1894); probably sold by Jouy to Edward Sylvester Morse (b. 1838 - d. 1925), Salem; 1892, sold by Morse to the MFA (Accession Date: March 1, 1892).

Credit Line

Morse Collection