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Asian Art

Incense Burner (Boshanlu)

2nd century B.C.–2nd century C.E.

Bronze

7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) other (at lip): 4 in.(10.2 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox for the Gertrude Murdock Brown Memorial Collection
1948.281
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Han Dynasty (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

John Hadley Cox (1913–2005); Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 65, no. 102, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 285, ill.

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.