The custom of burning incense has a long history in China. People usually incense their clothes for the sake of etiquette. More importantly, ancient literati and scholars like to burn a column of incense in the study where they read and write to create the artistic conception of "reading at night with tea fragrance". Therefore, as early as before the Han Dynasty, there were censers made of pottery, porcelain, copper, iron and tile. With the rapid development of copper casting industry in the late Yuan Dynasty and the early Ming Dynasty, the original censers of other materials were gradually replaced by copper censers. The Xuande period of Ming Dynasty was the peak stage of the production of copper censers.
Xuande furnace is an incense burning furnace created during the reign of xuande in the Ming dynasty. It is usually used in mausoleums, temples and powerful houses to burn incense, worship buddhas and ancestors. During the 300 years of the Ming dynasty, countless artifacts were made, which can be called excellent works. Xuande furnace, as one of them, can be said to be a perfect antique between heaven and earth, which is the crystallization of ancient craftsmen's wisdom and art.
This incense burner is bronze in color. It has a simple and clean body, straight mouth and flat edge, neck binding, flat belly, round bottom, three milk feet under it, and the bottom is engraved with the six words "made in Xuande of Ming Dynasty". The image is simple, thick and generous, and the weight is quite pressing. It is placed in the study room, exquisite and elegant. It has great collection value.
With the rise of censer collecting culture, ancient censer with Tibetan ornaments also gets people's attention day by day. In addition to the hype and promotion of incense, the collection of incense stoves, incense shovels, incense boxes and other incense sets at the edge of the Buddha have increasingly become a hot topic. In terms of the collection of "incense burner decorated with Buddha's edge", since 2009, the three-legged furnace of the Ming dynasty has been extremely popular in the antique collection circle, leading many incense burners to break through the million mark all the way. Over the years, the collection of incense incense army is growing, incense collection has inestimable business opportunities.
Today, xuande furnace will often cause a fierce competition among collectors, years, materials, money, leather good copper furnace is also deeply loved by collectors. Xuande furnace has become a unique collection category, with people's continuous research and textual research on xuande furnace, the collection system of xuande furnace is becoming more and more perfect, xuande furnace can be enjoyed and played, both for the two righteousness, expect xuande furnace culture in everyone's efforts to develop and promote, to be inherited.