Here is a beautiful tripodic studio porcelain incense burner reminiscent of ancient
Chinese configurat ions. Its striking color palette defines the lower portion's three
legs in a brilliant yellow enamel , the cartouches along the shoulders deep cobalt blue
on an iron red ground patterned with geometric shapes. The rim is
decorated with images of shishi heads emerging from a densely swirling
Along the shoulders, dynamic dragons dash among racing clouds.
Makuzu Kozan underglaze blue signature cartouche can be found on the
base. This incense burner is in excellent condition with no chips,
cracks or restoration.
Height: 4", diameter: 5.5"
Meiji Period, Japan