An Ottoman Parcil Gilt Silver Incense Burner And Its Paired Incense Container, Turkey, 19 Century, Possibly Period Of Sultan Abidumecid, 1839-61

Identification Number: 3


Each of baluster form with bulbous fluted body rising from a short plinth to a gilt open work crown and applied flower heads, flanked by acanthus scroll handles with rosette terminals with attached garland swags, the incense container with a screw lid, the incense-burner with a pierced hinged lid, mounted on a square fluted pedestal and rounded dish with openwork rim with acanthus and C scrolls supported on three acanthus leaf feet, each stamped with a tughras, sah and essay marks.