Incense burner

Object Number: 
1947.148ab
Date: 
ca. 1890-1940
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 x 3 1/4 in. ( 11.4 x 12.7 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Cast bronze incense burner in the shape of an eggplant, with one tiny eggplant attached to either side; dark brown patina and polished surface; cover in the form of an eggplant stem and leaves, pierced with five holes to allow incense to escape.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group