Perfume or incense burner

Object Number: 
Z.1281
Date: 
1750-1790
Medium: 
Brass, wood, copper, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 14.6 x 26 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Round sheet brass vessel with circular pedestal foot, domed lid with flat gadroons, pierced with round holes and spool-shaped finial; wooden stump handle in brass socket with triangular bracket with copper nails; some iron nails.
Gallery Label: 
This object was used for burning pastille, a dry composition of odorous resin (gum, etc.).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group