Persian perfume burner of brass in three pieces – tripod base, circular dish with rim and onion dome lid. Dome has intricate interlaced design, of piercing and engraving, with small chimney on top. Dish has panels with engraved geometric design and four holes. Supported by repaired tripod base. In notebook no.4, page 69 (1340945.4) Charles Wade refers to: 'Seraphim 397. Persian Perfume Burner of Brass, intricate interlaced designs, panels with inscriptions & pierced work on Tripod Base'. Includes sketch with dimensions.
CPW Item 397 Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Wade, 1944: Charles Paget Wade, Contents of Snowshill Manor. Volume 4 First and Second Floor, 1944, page 69