Antique Turkish Brazier Copper and Brass - 19th Century Coal Heater or Incense Smudge Burner for Deck, Patio, Balcony Decor
A large 19th century Turkish brazier or brasero or fire pit which is a room and is bell shaped and made of brass and copper with the Ottoman Crescent and Moon finial. For thousands of years these were used to heat homes throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia by holding burning coals in the concave copper bowl. In modern days, you can use it on your deck, patio or apartment balcony to heat it, or for cultural rituals; burning incense or sage - or simply use it as a lovely decorative accent. The pierced dome cover protected the embers from flying about but allowing heat to escape. The star and crescent symbol was the emblem of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century, and gradually became associated with Islam in late 19th-century Orientalism. I have had this for many many years and its time to pass it along. Because of its size and weight, shipping is based on both and destination. Please contact me with your post or zip code - shipping is not free.
CONDITION: In very good antique condition with normal signs of wear and usage. Could use a cleaning depending on your taste.
SIZE: 27 inches tall x 18 inches across. The copper bowl and dome is 18 inches tall.
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