voguelivingmagazine: “ You can feel the layers of history, elements of Istanbul’s former empires, in this home on the Bosphorus. From ‘Turkish Delight’, a story on page 194 of Vogue Living Sept/Oct Photograph by Richard Powers.
BCE the Etruscans were expanding their trade contacts throughout the Mediterranean world. The man in Persian costume is an unusual expression of the Etruscan interest in the exotic. Shaft of a bronze thymiaterion - incense burner.
A thurible is an incense censer suspended from chains, often used in religious ceremonies. The thurible is done with beautiful pierced work, nice hand-chasing and hand stippled borders. The inside of the lid has a