Italian - Censer, 16th century

Italian

Censer, 16th century

Brass, 22.3 x 13 x 13 cm (8 13/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

M27w47

Object Case

Ecclesiastical Case

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the antique dealer Michelangelo Guggenheim, Venice on 28 September 1897 for 150 lire.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 240. (as Gothic)


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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