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Workshop of
Namikawa Yasuyuki
Japanese (active 1845 - 1972) Primary

Cloisonné Incense Burner

Late 19th century - early 20th century
Enamel, metal and wood

3 1/2 in. x 3 1/4 in. (circumference) (8.89 cm x 8.26 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2005.6.34.a-c
Geography: Asia, Japan
Culture/Nationality: Japanese
Collection: Elizabeth Gray Vining '23 Collection

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  • Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
  • enamels - Visual works in the medium of enamel, which is a semi-transparent or opaque vitreous, porcelain-like coating; enamels are typically set into a metalwork support. Often reserved for works that depict figures or scenes. For vessels and other objects that are coated with protective enamel but are generally not considered art works, use "enamelware."
  • incense burners - A vessel or stand in or on which incense is burnt for the purpose of scenting a space, whether or not the action also has a ceremonial purpose. For containers, often in the form of a covered vase or sometimes in the form of a tripod, that hold perfumes or pastilles, use "cassolettes."
  • Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.

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