Antique Chinese Porcelain collector's help and info page, Ming, dynasty, Chinese porcelain marks

Dictionary and Glossary Home Search Gotheborg.com site for:

Boshanlu

Censer in the shape of the mountain Bo (Bo Shan). Boshanlu censers, which were very common during the Western Han dynasty (221 BC-24 C.E, do not seem to have existed prior to that period. Within a short period, this type of covered censer was the repository of a fully integrated system of associations and meanings connected to the worship of sacred mountains. See: Mountains

HOME

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z