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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Celadon Porcelain Incense Burner with Openwork Chilbo Lid

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This celadon porcelain incense burner is a reproduction of the great 12th century incense burner listed as Korea's National Treasure 95. The work exhibits an openwork global lid and the body of chrysanthemum petals laid upon a circular base supported by three rabbits, The lid, an openwork globe embellished with the chilbo ("seven treasures") pattern and designed to let incense smoke out, is in perfect harmony and stability with the base of six petals supported by three rabbits.
Korean celadon pottery is renowned the world over for its exquisite inlaid designs, voluminous form, elegantly-curved lines and mysterious color, the color of the sky after a rainstorm during an autumn afternoon.

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