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Your search (chinese islam) returned 5 incense burners   (click on thumbnail to see full picture)
Origin: China   Shape: Pot   Material: Bronze
Description: Chinese Bronze carved Incense Burners with Islamic text
Height: 6.2cm Diameter: 8.9cm
Item # 699

Origin: China   Shape: Pot   Material: Bronze
Period: Ming Dynasty   Location: Private (David Winquist)
Description: An Arabic-inscribed bronze quatrelobed incense burner.
See item #756 for reference.
Item # 753   

Origin: China   Shape: Pot   Material: Bronze
Period: Ming Dynasty   Location: Onlinegalleries
Description: An Arabic-inscribed bronze quatrelobed incense burner of quatrelobed form, rising steeply from four short sturdy feet up to a flat rim, cast to each side with a barbed cartouche enclosing Arabic invocations, flanked by a pair of ruyi-head handles, the base cast with apocryphal Xuande four-character mark. (20cm wide)
See item #753 for reference.
Item # 756

Origin: China   Shape: Pot   Material: Brass
Period: 18 th   
Description: Chinese–Islamic incense burner.
Contact between the Middle Kingdom and Muslims in the Middle East had existed for centuries before Ibn Battuta’s journey to China. As early as 651, only 19 years after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, a mission led by his maternal uncle is thought to have visited an emperor of the Tang Dynasty.
Item # 767

Origin: China   Shape: Pot   Material: Cloisonne
Period: 18 th   
Description: This 18th-century cloisonné incense burner features the shahadah, or statement of faith, in Arabic, in two cartouches on opposite sides.
Item # 768

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1009 incense burners in the kandaki database (654 from private contributors)

 Theme of the month : MongoliaDuring a trip to Mongolia, I took some incense burner pictures in various locations (temples, museums, yurts...)
Very often represented on mongolian incense burners are the eight auspicious symbols (naimin takhel) that are associated with the gifts given to Buddha: the white conch shell, the precious umbrella, the victory banner, the two golden fishes, the Dharma wheel (eight-spoked golden wheel), the Auspicious drawing (knot of eternity), the lotus flower and the treasure vase
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