Perfume Burner, dated 1599
Giuseppe de'Levi (Italian, active late 16th–17th century)
Bronze; 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 (41.100.84a,b)
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.