Object Name: Incense burner
Place of Origin: Rajasthan, India
Date: 19th century
Dimensions: H: 19.00 cm, W: 9.50 cm, D: 20.00 cm
Materials Used: Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.66
The upper body of the peacock is hinged where it joins the handle and can be lifted up, allowing incense to be placed in the body.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.