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Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Lion   Material: Soapstone
Period: 19th   Location: TinnyFisher’s Antiques, Mountain View, HI
Description: An 19th century or earlier carved soapstone incense burner. Done in a soft green jade like soapstone.
Item # 20

Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Lion   Material: Cloisonne
Description: This cloisonné incense burner stands 18 inches high with lion handled top. 24 in tall by 18 in. Cloisonné is a process of applying enamel to a metal infrastructure. The intricate patterns seen with cloisonné are achieved by corralling the different enamel applications between strands of fine wire (cloison) on the surface of a typically copper vessel.
Item # 25

Origin: China   Incense: Stick   Shape: Animal : Lion   Material: Bronze
Period: Ming Dynasty   Location: Rugs-n-relics
Description: This ferocious fellow is a Bronze incense burner from the Chinese Ming period c.1700. It is a figure of the typical lion-dog used to ward off eivil spirits. The head is hinged, and the body was usually partly filled with sand into which the burning joss-sticks (incense) were stuck. With the head hinged back in place- the smoke comes realistically out of the mouth of the figure.
Item # 32

Origin: Asia   Shape: Pot : Lion   Material: Bronze
Location: Ethnic Treasures, Vienna, VA
Description: A very well crafted piece with a dragon on each side of the burner. One side has a carved dragon and the other has a carved phoenix. The lid has a vivid lion on it. Animal shaped legs. Measures 6" in height, 6" in width and 2-3/4" in burner diameter.
Item # 56

Origin: China   Shape: Pot : Lion   Material: Ceramic
Period: 2000   Location: Private (JJD)
Description: The top is removable for placing incense cones inside. Size: (H)27cm, (D)20cm
Bought in a street maket in Bejing
Item # 148   

Origin: Asia   Shape: Pot : Lion   Material: Ceramic
Period: 2000   Location: Longbo Asian Art and Handicrafts
Description: Tri-legged incense burner with handles fashioned after lion heads. The rings in the mouths of the lions are moveable. The lid of the incense burner is decorated with clouds symbolizing spiritual illumination. 5.3 x 5.7 in
Item # 155

Origin: Iran   Shape: Animal : Lion   Material: Copper
Period: 11-12th   Location: Musee du Louvre, France
Description: Sculpture has been little developed in the islamic world. There is, however, a form of small-scale sculpture as seen in furniture objects. This lion, engraved copper alloy, perforated to allow the perfume of the aromatic resins to escape, seems at rest on curiously bent legs almost losing its balance. The stylisation of the moustaches, ears, the bent tail and the network of decoration on the body give a certain charm to the object.
Item # 205

Origin: India   Shape: Animal : Lion   Material: Brass
Location: Private (Gaynor & Ross Evans)
Description: The lion measurements are approx lenght 11.5cm by 12.9cm high and width 5.0cm. May be from Southern India Visagapatam
Item # 218   

Origin: USA   Shape: Animal : Lion   Material: Silver
Period: 2000   Location: Suardo - Colonial Silver Art
Description: Lion Incense Burner in Spanish Colonial style. A removable lid is located on his back. The incense spreads through small holes in the lions hair. The lion is approx 8" long and 9.25" tall
Item # 404

Origin: Japan   Shape: Egg : Lion   Material: Ceramic
Location: Bette G. Bell
Description: This 12” H, Japanese, ceramic piece has a reticulated, round, ball-like cover. The design on the ball is in a blue and white glaze, which is swirled. These swirled, floral and branch panels alternate with carved, creamy glazed, floral and C-scroll panels. Alternating, white, glazed, reticulated panels share the space with the carved motifs. There is a shishi lion balanced on top of the ball. The round, tripod base, with a wide, glazed lip, is raised on three karako, supporting a bowl-like opening. This piece appears to be stoneware, mid 20th century, and has no marking. The interior is rather crude, but the piece is in excellent condition.
Item # 482

Origin: Japan   Shape: Pipe : Lion   Material: Bronze
Period: Nara (8th)   Location: Tokyo National Museum   (photo by: JJD)
Description: Incense burner with handle and lion-shaped weight
Item # 544

Origin: Japan   Shape: Pot : Lion   Material: Ceramic
Period: Edo (17th) , 1612   Location: Tokyo National Museum   (photo by: JJD)
Description: Incense burner with lion knob on cover.One of the most famous potter from Mino Province has a style named after himself: the tea master and gentleman samurai Furuta Oribe (1544-1615). These wares are very easy to identify with their emerald green glaze, fanciful designs and distorted shapes.
Item # 548

Shape: Animal : Lion   Material: Bronze
Description: This item is made of bronze, 14 cm high, it has been collected in Africa long time ago. The lion is holding a cup on is head, where incense my be burned.
Item # 563   

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