Pair of perfume burners

Maker: Matthew Boulton (British, Birmingham 1728–1809 Birmingham)
Maker: and James Fothergill (died 1782)
Date: probably ca. 1770
Culture: British, Soho near Birmingham
Medium: Derbyshire spar, tortoiseshell, and wood; Carrara marble base, gilded brass mounts, gilded copper liner
Dimensions: Each: H. 13 x W. 5 5/8 x D. 5 5/8 in. (33.0 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line: Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number: 64.101.1633, .1634

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