Censer, Silver, Swiss or German

Censer

Date:
before 1842
Culture:
Swiss or German
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 31 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (81 x 14.6 cm)
Censer without chain: 9 11/16 x 5 3/4 in. (24.6 x 14.6 cm)
Lid: 7 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (18.4 x 14.6 cm)
Base: 2 11/16 x 5 3/4 in. (6.8 x 14.6 cm)
Chain: 25 1/2in. (64.8cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.359
Not on view
Prince Peter Soltykoff, Paris (sold 1861); Baron Achille Sellière, Paris (1861–1890); J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Husband, Timothy B. The Treasury of Basel Cathedral. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001. no. 16, pp.72-74.

Berkemeier-Favre, Marie-Claire, Therese Wollmann, Martin Sauter, Sabine Häberli, and Ines Braun-Balzer. Der Basler Münsterschatz: Historisches Museum Basel, edited by Brigitte Meles. Basel: Christoph Merian Verlag, 2001. no. K1.