Incense Container with Flowering Plants

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Incense Container with Flowering Plants

ceramics / Ming Dynasty

Zhangzhou ware, [Gosu akae] type, China

Ming dynasty, 17th century

Porcelain with overglaze enamel

高5.0 径6.0 高台径4.2

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Tea masters in Japan adored Chinese containers like this and used them to hold incense. The simple yet vibrant patterns in red would have given the tea room a lively accent.

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