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KORO (INCENSE BURNER)

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KORO (INCENSE BURNER)

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion Hallway


About this object

The oval koro has four feet that look like legs. The body is round and is divided into four sections to which the legs are attached. It has two handles with dragon heads from which hangs a carved ring. All these are from one piece of stone. The cover is topped by a roaring lion or fu dog.

Category:
gems
Object name:
KORO (INCENSE BURNER)
Made from:
Turquoise
Made in:
China
Date made:
unknown
Size:
7 x 7.2 cm (2 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
62.35
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973