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Origin: Japan   Shape: Vegetal : Pumpkin   Material: Ceramic
Period: pre 2000   
Description: Hagi Kiku Incense Burner- Sakata Deika Kiln. The hakogaki(signed box) here says, Hagi Kiku Koro, Deika-gama zo or A Chrysanthemum Hagi Incense Burner by the Deika kiln. Designed and supervised by Deika, this piece was made by his apprentice(possibly his son, the next Deika or an unknown master craftsman) and has a delightful light tangerine colored glaze over very refined clay. The lid has openwork in festive circular patterns. Quite sturdy resting on three small feet. The shape and color also resemble a pumpkin. Stamped on bottom Deika-gama.
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Origin: Japan   Shape: Vegetal : Pumpkin   Material: Lacquer
Location: Suntory Museum of Art
Description: Melon-shaped incense burner with design of autumn grasses in maki-e.
Maki-e is Japanese lacquer sprinkled with gold or silver powder as a decoration using a makizutsu or a kebo brush.
(see also items #549 and #596)
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Origin: Korea   Shape: Vegetal : Lotus   Material: Bronze
Period: B.C18 to A.D660   Location: Puyo National Museum
Description: Discovred during an investigation project, beginning with Oct,26,1993, after the previous trial diggings, in Nungsan-ri, a small village in Chungchongnamdo Province which is located between the royal cemetery and the capital of the old kingdom of Paekche(B.C18 to A.D660)
Item # 53

Origin: Korea   Incense: Cone   Shape: Vegetal : Lotus   Material: Ceramic
Period: 2000   Location: Korean Arts
Description: Celadon incense burner finely crafted in the shape of a lotus flower, the symbol of the Sun and the mercy of Buddha. The top is removable for placing incense cones inside. Size: (H)5" x 4.5"
Item # 150

Origin: Korea   Incense: Cone   Shape: Vegetal : Chrysanthemum   Material: Ceramic
Period: 2000   Location: Korean Arts
Description: Lotus shaped celadon incense burner is decorated with rabbits and has an open-work ball-shaped lid. This is a styled after a Koryo Dynasty incense burner from the 12th century. The top is removable for placing incense cones inside. Size: (H)7" x 6"
see item #738 for reference
Item # 151

Incense: Cone   Shape: Vegetal : Lotus   Material: Resin
Period: 2000   Location: Dragon Gate Palace
Description: The Lotus Incense Burner is made of resin. Washed in a bright color with pink tips on the blooming lotus. 6.5in x 6.5in x 2.6in, approx. 0.7kg
Item # 177

Origin: China   Shape: Vegetal : Peach/Eggplant   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Dan Braun)
Description: This bronze chinese insense burner is twelve inches by twelve inches by ten inches. It is in the shape of an eggplant. It is three pieces. A base, the eggplant and a lid. The lid has holes in it so it could be an incense burner. There is a chop on the bottom of the eggplant.
see also item#603
Item # 249   

Origin: Germany   Incense: Cone   Shape: Vegetal : Avocado   Material: Ceramic
Location: Private ()
Description: It looks like an avocado in size shape and texture -ceramic-dark green. It sits on it's side and has an opening at one end with smaller openings above it. Markings are "931 W. Germany". There are three little feet on the bottom. Size is 4-5 inches long and maybe a pound for weight.
Item # 250   

Origin: Japan   Shape: Vegetal : Plum   Material: Ceramic
Location: Two hundred hands
Description: This plum blossom, antique ceramic japanese Koro, with the traditional three feet measures 3.5-inches tall.
Item # 265

Origin: India   Incense: Stick   Shape: Vegetal : Lotus   Material: Brass
Period: 2000   Location: The Holistic Shop
Description: This brass incense holder accommodates up to six incense sticks. Stands 2.5 inches (7cm) high, with a diameter of 2.5 inches (7cm).
Item # 275

Origin: Japan   Shape: Vegetal : Lotus   Material: Ceramic
Period: Edo Period (17th)   Location: Kyoto National Museum
Description: Ko-Kiyomizu Lotus-Shaped Incense Burner with Polychrome Overglaze Enamels. The body of this burner represents a lotus seed, its lid a lotus leaf, and its foot a lotus flower. The lid is decorated with an openwork Sanskrit letter symbolizing the deity Thousand-Armed Kannon (Sahasrabhujavalokitesvara).
Item # 305

Origin: USA   Shape: Vegetal : Pumpkin   Material: Silver
Location: Tiffany & Co
Description: Incense or oil burner, gourd form in sterling silver with nicely detailed leaf designs, marked, 2.5"h
Tiffany & Co. is a U.S. jewelry and silverware company founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City in 1837 as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium."
Item # 437

Origin: Japan   Shape: Vegetal : Pumpkin   Material: Lacquer
Period: Edo (17th)   Location: Tokyo National Museum   (photo by: JJD)
Description: Maki-e lacquer Incense burner, with Paulownia crest and tray.
Maki-e is Japanese lacquer sprinkled with gold or silver powder as a decoration using a makizutsu or a kebo brush. Paulownia tree is known in Japanese as kiri ; it is also known as the "princess tree".
(see also items #007 and #596)
Item # 549

Origin: Japan   Shape: Vegetal : Lotus   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (John Lofgren)
Description: Old Japanese blackened bronze incense burner (koro) that is in the shape of a Buddhist lotus flower. The incense is held in the center, the cherry blossom cover removes. The Imperial Japanese Army star on the outside is gilt. In Japan incense is often burned for the soul of the deceased. It measures approx. 4.75 inches tall and has a diameter of approx. 4.5 inches. It weighs just over 1 kilo.
Item # 570   

Origin: Japan   Shape: Vegetal : Pumpkin   Material: Bronze
Period: 19th   Location: Private (Betsy Elam)
Description: Bronze pumpkin incense burner, having a lid that opens, but appears stuck. It is decorated with 8 or so various sized leaves made from several different metals : copper, and some other gold colored metal, and metal vines that surround the pot and form the legs of the pot.
Item # 595   

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