Navicula or incense boat

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Navicula or incense boat


An incense boat in gilt bronze, it has an oval body with a flat top. It has a six-sided stem and foot. There are two lids hinged in centre. The lid is decorated with a floral motif and two serpents curving up from the lid. Probably German.

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