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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    A PAIR OF PERUVIAN INCENSE BURNERS IN THE FORM OF TURKEYS

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF PERUVIAN INCENSE BURNERS IN THE FORM OF TURKEYS
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, 19TH CENTURY
    Realistically modelled in filagree and hinged, on an oval base with four bifurcated feet
    7 in. (18 cm.) high
    67 oz. (2,090 gr.) (2)


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    Other Peruvian incense burners or Sahumador, including another turkey as well as a llama on a nearly identical base to the present example are illustrated in A.L. Ribera and H.H. Schenone, Platería Sudamericana de los Siglos XVII-XX, Munich, 1981, p. 297-302, figs. 378-385 and another similar example was sold Christie's New York, 16 May 1995, lot 112.

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