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Incense Burner in the Shape of Lion

  • Seto ware
  • Japan Muromachi period, 16th century
  • h: 16.9cm bd: 7.8〜9.0cm
  • [40408]

This figure with open mouth form was transformed into an incense burner. It is said that the famous tea master Sen no Rikyū split the head of the figure to create an incense burner form.

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