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Your search (foo dog/komainu) returned 99 incense burners   (click on thumbnail to see full picture)
Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Soapstone
Location: Private (Chris Hook)
Description: I think it is soapstone and is missing two handles maybe they were metal or wood? It is about 7 inches high and has a small chip on the liondog`s tail.
Item # 215   

Shape: Box : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Iron
Location: Private (Rhonda)
Description: Thin metal pieces attached to the lid perhaps to hang up the incense (spiral ?) There is a drawer perhaps to store the incense.
Item # 216   

Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Tony)
Description: The approximate dimensions are: Height to top of lid 170mm; Max. width of bowl 63mm. (inline with handles). Min. width of bowl 60mm (90deg to handles). Depth of bowl (without top or legs) 79mm. Width across handles 90mm.
Item # 221   

Origin: China   Shape: Animal : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Alejandra Weigle)
Description: This chinese burner has 20 cm. high x 15 cm. wide, it is of bronze.
Item # 227   

Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Debbie Corkindale)
Description: The burner is made of bronze (weight 4 kg). Width 12". Height with top is 11" and without the top 7". The top is decorated with a dog, a bird on his back, four leaves and 3 rats. The base 4 rats, 2 handles with a bird on them, decorated in flowers and leaves.
Item # 230   

Origin: Asia   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Michael Rabanal)
Description: The burner is 12 inches high and 6.0 diameter (bronze I assume color reddish in the outside). The bottom part is stamped.
Item # 236   

Origin: Asia   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Brass
Location: Earthsong et al.
Description: Brass Incense Burner Approx. 6 1/2" high x 4 1/2" wide at widest point.
(purchased from antique dealer in French Viet Nam)
Item # 285 
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Origin: Asia   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Earthsong et al.
Description: Bronze Incense Burner with enamel inlay. Approx. 6" high x 4 3/4 at widest point.
Item # 286 
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Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Silver
Location: Private (Tania Huntley)
Description: Silver Incense Burner with foo dog on the top
Item # 296 

Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Ceramic
Period: Qing Dynasty   Location: Private (Aundra)
Description: It is a Chinese Incense burner, censer. It has a beautiful foo dog, lion on top. It is decorated with 2 roosters on the sides.It is 12" high and 8" in diameter. It has handles that have been repaired in several places.
The paste (most visible on the image of the inside of the lid) is very similar to Shiwan items of 18th-19th centuries. But then I have never seen such a green glaze on Shiwan items before.
The Shiwan glazes of the earlier periods would have more of a clear but vibrant color, having more of a lead based content. I have a large Shiwan brushwasher with multi color tones that exibit the same glaze features, it dates to the late 18th century. Judging by style and form, this censer would date to the same period."
The vessel could be in the tradition of a secret society known as the Hung League (Triads). There theme was destroy Ching in with Ming. The grotesque man is one of the August sovereigns, Shen-nong, also present will be the other two, Fu Xi and Nuwa, often shown as , the dragon, or animal form as the eight legged lion. The Hung were a Secret Society with many signs and devices. The choice of a tripod vessel is the triangle, represents the Sun , Moon and Stars. A good book on the society of Hung is Gustave Schlegel's the Hung League. Probably made around the Nanking or Fukien region from start of Ching dynasty.
Item # 312   

Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Period: 19 th   Location: Private (Charles Henson)
Description: The burner is approx 5" high with date of 1883 on bottom.
Item # 337   

Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Brass
Location: Private (Ryerson Case)
Description: The lid is removable and the lion handle can be rotated to adjust the total opening size.
Item # 352   

Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Marlene Hanson)
Description: The burner, sits on an ornately carved dark wood (mahogany?) table with a inset marble top. The burner is 18" H X 15" diameter including the lid, and is decorated on the side with 2 each of crabs, fish, and scorpions. It has what I would guess to be Chinese inscription on the bottom. The ornately carved stand on which it rests is 3" in height by 9" in diameter. The table is 19" by 19" and has a label inside with a rearing horse and some lettering, the only part of which I can read is "...EIGHING LUN or LON". Below these letters is "can ton".
Item # 356   

Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Luis Valdespino)
Description: There is the lion-dog of the Ming dynasty on the top of the urn, it is made of bronze, the three legs are in the shape of an elephant's head and it has a crab, fish and lobster on the sides.
Item # 357   

Origin: China   Shape: Mythology : Foo Dog/Komainu   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Lynn Finch)
Description: Incense burner representing a pair of Foo Dogs
Item # 359   

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