Peacock-shaped Incense Burner, late 15th - mid 16th century

  • Indian

Brass

  • Overall: 11 3/4 × 7 3/4 × 7 1/2 inches (29.8 × 19.7 × 19.1 cm)

Museum Purchase, Ernest and Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund

2022.1

1971-76, purchased by Anthony Jack (London, UK)

1976, consigned to (Spink and Son, London, UK)

1976, purchased by Bashir Mohamed (London, UK)

2021, consigned to (Prahlad Bubbar, London, UK)

2022-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Zebrowski, Zebrowski. Gold, Silver & Bronze from Mughal India. London, 1997, p. 94, pl. 87). Michell, George and Mark Zebrowski. Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates, The New Cambridge History of India 1.7. New York, 1999, p. 234, (fig. 172). Haidar, Navina Najat, Marika Sardar, et al. Sultans of Deccan India 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy. New York, 2015, cat. no. 100, pp. 206–7. Bubbar, Prahlad. Sublime Form. Exh. cat., Frieze Masters. London, 2021, cat. no. 11 (n.p.). Cole, Alison and Luke Syson. “Obscure objects of desire: five of the best works in Frieze Masters’ new Stand Out section,” Art Newspaper. Accessed on October 14, 2021. https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2021/10/14/obscure-objects-of-desire.

Indian, Peacock-shaped Incense Burner, late 15th - mid 16th century, brass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Ernest and Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund, 2022.1.