Incense Burner

The incense burner is a form of censer used specially to burn incense. Most of incense burner were made of bronze or porcelain in ancient China.
The burning of incense was referred as "one of the four arts of life" in ancient time. "The four of life" was listed as BURNING INCENSE, FLOWER ARRANGING, HANGING PAINTING, AND DRINKING TEA, these met hand in hand with four scholar activities of PLAYING MUSIC, CHESS, READING, AND PAINTING.
Burning incense has been lasting for more than 2000 years in China.

Ming Dynasty gilt bonze censer


Han Dynasty 206 BC - 220 AD bronze censer



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