Origin: Japan Shape: Bowl : Eagle Material: Bronze
Period: 1870 Location: Kahlili Collection
Description: This massive bronze koro and cover featuring a large eagle as its finial is designed as a bowl supported by 3 muscular demons standing on a rockwork base. Size 280 x 130 cm. Signed Kako, the art-name of Suzuki Chokichi (1848-1919)
Period: Qing Dynasty Location: Tung Wah Hospital Museum
Description: The incense burners were originally placed in Man Mo Temple at Hollywood Road on Hong Kong Island. All of them were cast by the donations from worshippers. The oldest one has over 180 years of age, and was made in the Xianfeng period of the Qing Dynasty. The biggest one weighs over several hundred catties.
Period: Seljuk Dynasty, 12th Location: Detroit Institute of Arts
Description: height 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.), The lamp or incense burner of unusual shape is decorated with Kufic inscriptions bestowing blessings on the owner. Openwork designs of linked roundels and intertwined palmette scrolls adorn the surface.
Period: mid-1st millennium B.C. Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection of Ancient Near Eastern Art
Description: H. 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm). This bronze incense burner from southwestern Arabia consists of a cylindrical container set on a conical base. Seven spikes extend upward from a high front panel that resembles an architectural facade and bears a depiction in relief of two snakes flanking a round disk set within a crescent.An ibex, separately cast and identifiable by its ridged horns, stands on a plinth that projects from the censer’s front.
Location: Stewart and Smith Collectibles, Medford, OR
Description: The patina on the body is just gorgeous, and there is a scene with water & rocks on one side, and water on the other. The little bird sits atop her nest of sticks, which forms the lid of the burner. Measures 3 1/2" wide, and 3 3/4" to the top of the birds head.