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Asian Art

Incense burner

18th -19th century

Porcelain with molded, incised, and applied decoration (Dehua ware)

5 × 6 1/8 in. (12.7 × 15.6 cm)
Gift of Dr. Howard Balensweig, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1972.123.6a-c
Geography: 
Dehua, Fukien province, China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Dr. Howard Balensweig, (1921–2011) and Carolyn Balensweig, (born 1945), New York: gift in 1972 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.