Iran, Incense Burner, 12th century, cast and pierced bronze, the MFAH, gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Hushang Ansary, with additional funds provided by the Brown Foundation Accessions Endowment Fund and the Alice Pratt Brown Museum Fund.
Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday at lunchtime, join a 20-minute gallery talk and work your way around the world and through time. This week's featured highlight is the stylized, feline-shaped Incense Burner from the Seljuk dynasty of Iran.
► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's on-site food truck or from the MFAH location of Cafe Express, so make Lunch + Look part of your Friday routine. General admission is always free for MFAH Members.