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Censer, between 6th and 8th century

  • Coptic, Egyptian
  • Syro-Palestinian, Syrian

Bronze, cast and tooled

  • Overall: 4 × 3 3/4 inches (10.2 × 9.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Mary R. Coyle Fund and funds from Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.

43.435

(Nasil Heeramaneck Galleries)

1943-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Exh. cat., The Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore, April 1947, p. 68, no. 280. Sandin, Karl. "Liturgy, Pilgramage, and Devotion in Byzantine Objects," Bulletin of the DIA 67 (1993): 46-56.

possibly Coptic, Egyptian; possibly Syro-Palestinian, Syrian, Censer, between 6th and 8th century, bronze, cast and tooled. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Mary R. Coyle Fund and funds from Dexter M. Ferry, Jr., 43.435.