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

Description

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.

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