Incense Burner

백자투각사엽좌문향로, 白瓷透刻四葉座文香爐

Korean
20th century


Object Place: Songdo, Korea

Dimensions

Height: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.), Diameter of Rim: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.), Diameter of Foot: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.3017a-b

Medium or Technique

White porcelain

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. Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution