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Posted 5 years ago


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Picked this up at a country auction yesterday. Been in the antiqus biz for over 20 years, but Oriental items are not my field at all....Anyone have any ideas on origin? age? value? I have seen these in some book, somewhere....but, where?

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  1. Phylos, 5 years ago
    It reminds me of the incense burners used by the Catholic church during religious cerimony.
  2. Fedora Antiques, 5 years ago
    Found out what it was on my own...whale oil lamp, circa 1860.

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