by 1977 - 1979
Lee Rizzuto (Lakewood, New Jersey), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1979.
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Currently on view at: Getty Center, Museum North Pavilion, Gallery N103
Censer with an Image of Christ and Saints
Greece (Place Created)
10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Gift of Lee Rizzuto
The censer is decorated with relief representations of Christ, St. Peter, the Virgin Mary, and St. Paul (?) in tondi. Between the tondi are stylized floral motifs. Below the mouth is a collar with two rows of incised diagonals, each running in a different direction. Three suspension loops are preserved, one only partially, as well as 4 1/2 links of one length of twisted S chain.