Origin: China Incense: Stick Shape: Animal : Lion Material: Bronze
Period: Ming Dynasty Location: Rugs-n-relics
Description: This ferocious fellow is a Bronze incense burner from the Chinese Ming period c.1700. It is a figure of the typical lion-dog used to ward off eivil spirits. The head is hinged, and the body was usually partly filled with sand into which the burning joss-sticks (incense) were stuck. With the head hinged back in place- the smoke comes realistically out of the mouth of the figure.
Period: 577 A.H Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection of Islamic Art
Description: Incense burner, 1181–1182, Seljuq Jacfar ibn Muhammad ibn cAli, Khorasan (eastern Iran), Iran, Found in Khorasan (eastern Iran), Tay-abad (Kariz), Iran, Cast bronze with openwork decoration, H. 33 1/2 in. (85.1 cm), L. 32 1/2 in. (82.6 cm). The head comes off so that the incense can be placed inside, and the arabesque interlace on the body and neck has been pierced to allow the aroma to escape.
Origin: USA Incense: Stick Shape: Animal : Elephant Material: Soapstone
Period: 2000 Location: The house of rice
Description: Cute hand carved elephants surround an incense stick burner carved out of sandstone. Place sticks in the holes, or place cone incense on top of the center area to burn. The base measures 3 inches in diameter
Description: “Ciladol” is a name to call this texture figure. Emerald elephant enamel is raising its trunk, meaning ready to bring brighten and happiness life while burning cone incense on its. All legs are in brown.
Description: Aromatherapy lamps: You place the oil or substance in the bowl and light a candle that goes in the slot below it. As the bowl heats by the flame of the candle, the oil or other substance begins to burn and the smoke begins to rise, causing a natural incense burner