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Perfume Burner Surmounted by a Satyr

Workshop of Desiderio da Firenze
(Italian, born Florence, active Padua, 1532–45)

Date: ca. 1530–40
Medium: Binary alloy (copper, tin, with traces of zinc, iron, nickel, silver, and antimony); a brown to olive green patina and minor traces of gilding.
Dimensions: H. overall 50 cm, h. of base 10.5 cm; h. of middle section, including bajonet joint, 15.5 cm; h. of cover, including the bajonet joint 26.4 cm.
Classification: Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1396

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