Beautiful, auspicious, Solid Brass Sitting Tortoise- turtle doop incense burner, with Peacock standing on top. Used for cone incense or coal , or for smudging.
In Vedic wisdom the Tortoise represents the form of Vishnu who appeared in this world to purrify. Very auspicious. Dimensions6" end of tail to nose and 5 1/4" inches tall Best quality... high design. Weight 1 LB 14.1oz.
How to use: Lift the lid with the peacock, put your doop (Cone incense) in the center and light it put the Lid back on and smoke eminates from the brass holes.
The Lid full comes off (no hinges)
Care instructions: These solid brass items. have an antique coating that fills in the lines with black. If you would like to polish that off, simply use lemon juice and dish soap on a cloth or sponge and rub it until it is the level shine you like. If you want to keep the black, just rinse with water and clean it with a cotton cloth.