X2001.11.12 Incense burner

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Object Name: Incense burner
Artist: Unknown
Cultural Group:
Place of Origin: 
Rajasthan, India
Date: 20th century
Dimensions: H: 42.00 cm, W: 25.20 cm, D: 15.00 cm
Materials Used: Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.12


This heavy peacock is meant to bear seven sticks of incense from the tips of its tail feathers.

Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.