A 1913 illustration by Charles Folkard for an Arabian Nights tale, The Story of Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp, “The Magician presently set them on fire; and when they were in a blaze, threw in some incense he had about him, which raised a great cloud of smoke…”
Photo by Karl Johaentges
Postcard of an incense burner from British Honduras, today’s Belize, from the collection of the Heye Foundation.
Postcard by Austrian artist Raphael Kirchner (1876-1917)
Postcard of an incense burner from the Musée Cernuschi, an Asian art museum specializing in works from China, Japan and Korea. A note: The word “Email” is French for “enamel.”