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Your search (peacock) returned 7 incense burners   (click on thumbnail to see full picture)
Shape: Animal : Peacock   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Kristi Doll)
Description: This antique bronze peacock incense burner stands 12 inches tall, and the back of the peacock has a helmet like back that fits perfectly on. It is hand painted and has extrodinary detail
Item # 219   

Shape: Multi-Part : Peacock   Material: Brass
Location: Private (Jo Drake)
Description: I picked this up locally and do not know if it is a burner. (I thought it could be used to burn incense cones). The central peacock screws open allowing each of the six surrounding peacock lids to open. Itís very dirty and I donít know if I can clean it. I think it may have been in water at some time. Weight: 726 gms. Size: 5" (125 mm) diameter, 3.5" (90 mm) high
Item # 220   

Origin: India   Shape: Multi-Part : Peacock   Material: Brass
Location: Private (Judith Taylor)
Description: Burner bought in Bombay, India, in 1959. It is made of brass, weighs 560g, stands about 8cm high and and is about 12.5cm across. Each of the five boxes has the shape which I believe to be a stylised form of the mango, rather like a droplet of water with a curl to the tail, and is topped by a stylised peacock-shaped handle. The five feet are also peacocks. The central carrying handle unscrews for easier cleaning, but does not fasten the lids of the boxes as in the case of item #220.
Item # 439

Origin: India   Shape: Multi-Part : Peacock   Material: Brass
Location: Gettysburg College
Description: This object is shaped like a flower; each petal is hinged to the bottom of the container with a small peacock on top used as a handle. There is a larger peacock on top of the container that can be removed, so that each petal can open up to reveal small storage compartments.
Peacocks have particular significance in Hinduism because they are often depicted alongside the Goddess Saraswati.
Item # 440

Shape: Pod : Peacock   Material: Silver
Location: Private (Eric Johnson)
Description: Silver incense burner with peacock handles.
Item # 508   

Origin: Asia   Shape: Urn : Peacock   Material: Brass
Location: Private (Paula)
Description: The burner measures 19 inches in height, detaches in 3 parts and weighs 10.2lbs/4.6kg. The burner is decorated in florals, birds with peacock/phoenix like handles, the lower half is carved with bats and other animal features. The lower tripod section of the burner has been cleaned.
Item # 668   

Origin: Asia   Shape: Animal : Peacock   Material: Bronze
Location: Private (Linda M)
Description: The significance of peacock is attached to cultures of India, Far East, Ancient Persia, Greek and Christian. In Hinduism, the image of the god of thunder, rains and war, Indra, was depicted in the form of a peacock. Peacock is the national bird of India since 1963.
Item # 910   

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1009 incense burners in the kandaki database (654 from private contributors)

 Theme of the month : MongoliaDuring a trip to Mongolia, I took some incense burner pictures in various locations (temples, museums, yurts...)
Very often represented on mongolian incense burners are the eight auspicious symbols (naimin takhel) that are associated with the gifts given to Buddha: the white conch shell, the precious umbrella, the victory banner, the two golden fishes, the Dharma wheel (eight-spoked golden wheel), the Auspicious drawing (knot of eternity), the lotus flower and the treasure vase
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