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Your search (human) returned 30 incense burners   (click on thumbnail to see full picture)
Origin: Japan   Shape: Human : Human   Material: Ceramic
Location: Treasures of the Past
Description: Luster Incense Burner. It stands about 4” tall and is about 4” wide at the widest point
Item # 16

Origin: Japan   Shape: Human : Human   Material: Ceramic
Period: 1900   Location: Shiloh Antiques,Shiloh, NJ
Description: Measures 4” tall x 3 1/2” at the widest x 3 1/2” deep. Marked on bottom with a single word ’Japan’ which makes it fairly early 1900s
Item # 17

Origin: Guatemala   Shape: : Human   Material: Ceramic
Period: Maya   Location: G&T Foundation
Description: Lidded cylinder-shaped jar with elaborately modelled and decorated human, animal and deity figures on the lid, decorated with polychrome paint. 65 cm. in height.

Many other Maya incense burners are described on this site:
Item # 48

Origin: Guatemala   Shape: Bowl : Human   Material: Ceramic
Period: Maya   Location: G&T Foundation
Description: Straight-sided tripod deep bowl with modelled human figurine attached to exterior, painted in blue and red.

Many other Maya incense burners are described on this site:
Item # 50

Origin: Greece   Shape: Thymiaterion : Human   Material: Bronze
Period: 460-450 B.C.   Location: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
Description: Bronze incense-burner. A vessel in the shape of a young woman wearing a peplos ("peplophoros"). In her upraised hands she holds a hemispherical cauldron in which the incense was placed.
Item # 185

Origin: Europe   Incense: Oil   Shape: Human : Human   Material: Porcelain
Period: 1930   Location: Somewhere In Time Antiques
Description: This Art Deco incense burner in the form of an Egyptian woman. Height: 6.5 inches
Item # 211

Shape: Oil Lamp : Human   Material: Brass
Location: Private (Vincent Evans)
Description: On the stand is a young boy in what seems to be period clothing wearing what looks like burning coals on his head. Above this is the oil lamp with 3 spouts.It has a tall bulbous lid. On top of this is a triangular plate supporting a bucket,a bell and what could be a talon,each on a chain. Above this is what i believe to be a waft plate. Finally, there is the handle. The Oil Lamp is 38cm in height and can be dismantled easily for cleaning.
Item # 217   

Origin: France   Shape: Sphere : Human   Material: Brass
Period: 1160   Location: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France   (photo by: JJD)
Description: Made in France (Meuse region). Height: 15 cm. Gold plated brass.
Item # 273

Origin: Mexico   Shape: Bowl : Human   Material: Ceramic
Period: 400-500   Location: Artemis Gallery Ancient World Arts
Description: Ceremonial censor or incense burner from the end of Mayan Classic Period -- circa 400 to 500 A.D., this censor consists of a large circular vessel supported by ringed base, emerging from the outer walls of the vessel are 12 spiked appendages and a single human head wearing an elaborate headdress. Vessel measures 6" high by 9" in diameter.
Item # 310

Shape: Bowl : Human   Material: Ceramic
Period: 1922   Location: Private (Drew Martin)
Description: Human shaped ceramic incense burner. There is also a Copyright of 1922 on the back
Item # 322   

Origin: Asia   Shape: Plate : Human   Material: Silver
Location: Private (Patricia)
Description: 10 cm high silver plated incense burner
Item # 367   

Origin: Asia   Shape: Column : Human   Material: Bronze
Location: [outdoor] Private ()
Description: Bronze incence burner 5 ft about 300lb
Item # 371   

Origin: Japan   Shape: Dome : Human   Material: Ceramic
Period: 2000   Location: Kyoto, Japan   (photo by: Sophie & Bernard Olivier)
Description: Ceramic, 20 cm high incense burner, found in a Kyoto shop
Item # 383   

Origin: Oriental   Shape: Brazier : Human   Material: Copper
Location: Private (Patti Lowman)
Description: It is made of copper with bronze feet and measures 3 feet in height and 25 inches in diameter. The woman in top is holding a snake and the feet of the burner are lion's heads.
Item # 387   

Shape: Bowl : Human   Material: Stone
Location: Private (Regina Ross)
Description: Stone incense burner
Item # 390   

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1057 incense burners in the kandaki database (698 from private contributors)

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