Chinese censer - Incense burner
technique - casting porcelain. 15x15 cm
Old Chinese legend tells a story about three island in the middle of the ocean, on the island there is a castle made from gold and silver and all the animals are white.
who ever find these island will enjoy the life of immortally.
This legend use to be so strong in there belief that in fact, at the time of Han dynasty a lake and this island were made artificially.
Throw out the history of Chinese Archaeology there is finding of ceremonial traditional vessel, found in graves and holy temples, appearance and materials change from period to period but archaeologist believe that they all relay in there aesthetic appearance and motif from this legend.