X2001.11.66 Incense burner

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Object Name: Incense burner

Artist: Unknown

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.