Cloisonne Incense Burner

SPECIFICATIONS

Small and Ellipsoid Incense Burner

Turquoise and Saffron Enamel with Lotus Flower Design

Qilin Beast Ornament Adorns Lid

Handles Carved in Elephant Likeness

Brass Qilin Likeness Tripod

DESCRIPTION

This intricately detailed cloisonne piece encrusted with turquoise and red enamel incense burner is secured by a tripod with two handles and a cover. Qiling beast sits atop the lid and legs while the handles are elephant heads with tusks. The enamel designs are lotus flowers with colorful extensions. Lotus flowers depict harmony and peace in traditional Buddhist and Chinese culture.