Copyright © 2024 Fowler Museum. All Rights Reserved.

Sitemap Privacy Policy

Admission is Free | Open Wed–Sun


X2001.11.10 Incense holder


Object Name: Incense holder

Place of Origin: Gujarat, India

Date/Era: 19th-20th century

Dimensions: H: 14.20 cm, W: 11.80 cm, D: 20.00 cm

Medium/Materials: Brass

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family.

Accession Number: X2001.11.10

When fully fitted with lit incense sticks, this holder would replicate the form of a peacock with its tail feathers fanned. The mirror-like surface would further reflect upon the glory of the deity being worshiped

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

SKU: X2001.11.10 Category:

Stay Connected