History of incense burner development

When the incense burner originated, it has not yet been determined. Zhao Xizhen, "Dong Tian Qing Lu Ji · Gu Zhong Ding 彝 辨": "The ancient Shu Aida god does not burn incense, so there is no incense burner. The so-called incense burner, all of them are ancient ancestral temple rituals. The ancient furnace is the ancient prince, the simmering furnace is the ancient peas, the fragrant ball is the ancient scorpion, and it is different, or there is a new casting and the ancient is the one. But the Boshan furnace is used by the Han Tai uterus. The system of incense burners began here."
Islamic incense burner

Islamic incense burner
The Eastern Han Dynasty Yue Kiln is scented with brown glaze. It is vivid in shape, simple and natural, without trays. This aroma is composed of two parts, which can be opened freely. The upper part is composed of three layers of lotus petals with enamel. Each row of lotus has eleven petals, which are abstracted into a triangular shape. Each flower is engraved with a size. The stems of the flowers are very clear. The top of the cover is decorated with delicate birds, slim and overlooking the distance, and the lower half is a cylindrical hollow pillar.

The Jin dynasty kiln glaze furnace has been very close to the traditional incense burner, but also has three legs, but there is an elegant handle, there are spinners on it, exquisite workmanship, people create unlimited imagination. Hongzhou kiln incense burner in the Southern and Northern Dynasties, the glaze color is blue-yellow, five feet, thick and strong, standing firmly on the tray, intact.
Tang Sancai incense burner is relatively rare, the exposed tire is pink, yellow green and brown painted combination, the glaze naturally flows down, the five-claw tiger foot, looks calm and strong.
The Zhao emperor, born in the Song Dynasty, has a very high cultural literacy, likes retro, and values ​​the old rituals. The three-legged censer is a product of the Northern Song Dynasty. Due to the massive excavation of bronzes, jade and pottery in the pre-Qin period, Yuanyou seven years (AD 1092), the court full-time cultural relics clerk Lu Dalin compiled the "archaeological map", the bronzes received 210 pieces, 13 pieces of jade. From the combination of cultural relics identification and academic research, this was not available before the Song Dynasty. It opened a precedent for the study of later cultural relics, and laid the foundation for the full imitation of pre-Qin rituals.
The incense burner appeared in the inner court of the Emperor of the Great Song Dynasty, and some small incense burners became the objects of the literati, which had a high artistic appreciation value and were copied for later generations. Song Yaozhou kiln incense burner, which was developed by the influence of Yue Kiln, has a wide lip side and a glazed natural color. It has the reputation of “Qiao Ru Jin, Jing Jing Yu Yu”. The Longquan study in the Southern Song Dynasty is a delicate and elegant three-legged figure. The body has three lines and the sole is brown.
Wenwang Lotus Incense Burner
Wenwang Lotus Incense Burner
The incense burners of the Yuan Dynasty did not deviate from the style of the Song Dynasty, and the number and variety of them were mainly small and medium-sized incense burners. Hutian kiln green white glaze ears three-legged incense burner, the furnace is open and straight
incense burner

incense burner
Neck, bulging flat fullness, a pair of rectangular ears on the sides of the shoulder, the root of the foot has obvious embossed animal face pattern, the whole body is white glaze, the tire is hard and white, and the glaze is moist and opaque.
Most of the incense burners in the Ming Dynasty were mainly blue and white porcelain. Mingjiajing blue and white incense burners also appeared colorful and colorful porcelain. The Emperor Mingxuan himself was a very talented artist. He was very sensitive to color, and the colorful and colorful porcelains were unprecedented. development of.
Ming Wanli multi-colored three-legged incense burner: Wanli colorful device production reached its peak, it is characterized by thick carcass, glazed milky white. The three opening patterns are very decorative. The color of the coat is crimson, light yellow and grass green. The look is calm, the eyebrows are flowing, or the book is buried, or the head is contemplative, or the desk is full. The neck has the "Da Ming Wanli Year System".
After the rulers of the Qing Dynasty entered the Central Plains, they ruled the world with "filial piety". The ritual atmosphere of the Kangxi period prevailed, and the Qianlong period became a period of unprecedented prosperity for social development. Jingdezhen, a famous master craftsman, pushed the production of porcelain to the peak of history with its ingenuity. Qinglong pea green glaze ears three-legged furnace, fine porcelain, glaze color rich, full of glaze inside and outside, smooth and smooth, such as fat like jade, natural connection between ears, elegant and elegant. At the end of the "Da Qing Emperor Qianlong system" green glaze models.
The royal incense burner of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty was made of jade, very thin, and was hit inside with a flashlight, and the light source could be seen outside.
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