European - Censer, 18th century

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Object details

Accession number

M28e24

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner's husband, John Lowell Gardner, Jr. (1837-1898), from Galerie Sangiorgi or "sundry other persons," Italy, March-May 1895 for 350 lire (with two lamps and an incense holder).

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 258.


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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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