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Bowl with cover

Maker:
Giuseppe de' Levi (Italian, Verona 1522–1611/14 Verona)
Date:
1599
Culture:
Italian, Verona
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height (with cover): 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.84a, b
Not on view
Giuseppe de'Levi was a Jewish artist who converted to Christianity. The decoration of this covered bowl, which may have served as a perfume burner, is entirely secular.
Signature: Signed and dated: 1599

Inscription: Inscribed inside on bottom: MDIC RUBEUS JOSEPH DE LEVIS VER. F. (1599, de Rossi [and] Giuseppe de Levi of Verona made).
George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (by 1926–41; to MMA)
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