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Gilt Bronze Incense Burner from the Baekjae Period
National Treasure 287
Height: 61.8 cm
Diameter: 19 cm
Weight: 11.85 kg
Made in the early 7th century, this incense burner has many intricately carved figures on the main body and a dragon below supporting the burner with its mouth.
Here’s link with a great video presentation of this exquisite work of art.
This will temporarily be displayed at the CentralBuddhistMuseum next to JogyesaTemple from October 15 ~ November 15.