This is an exquisite Incense holder hand casted in solid brass by artisans from North India. The base of the box sits on a three legged tortoise brass stand. The base is used to light the Dhoop ( Dhoop is the cone incense ) and once lit , it is covered with the lid to spread the fragrance of the flavored incense all around the room. The lid is a masterpiece with an intricate design and is decorated with a beautiful handcrafted peacock in brass. The holes in the lid can be used to light the Agar bati ( incense sticks) by standing the same into the holes.. This brass stand may also be used as a candle stand or and oil lamp with a wick dipped in oil.