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title unknown (incense burner?)
  • Europe
  • title unknown (incense burner?), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Nuremberg, Germany
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.507
Description

A detailed view of a possible incense burner. The burner is heavily decorated with greenery, such as flowers, leaves, and fruit(?). Two heads hang upside down on the left and right side of the object. A chain is attached to them and falls outside the frame. There is a lid to the burner, which seems to have a hook paired with it so that the object may hang on something.