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Censer with Pierced Geometric Motifs

Date:
12th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall (with chain): 16 15/16 x 4 5/8 in. (43 x 11.7 cm)
Overall (without chain): 5 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. (15 x 11.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.152.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Simple and elegant in its spherical shape, this censer, used for burning incense, is the most common type from the period.
Robert Forrer, Colmar (sold 1909)
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