"Censer In Bronze, Scenes From The Life Of Christ, Egypt 7 - 9th Century"Encenser, model "Syro - Palestinian", in the shape of cup on foot in truncated cone. The frieze around the embossed censer represents: crucifixion, adoration, Holy women at the tomb as well as the Baptism of Christ. A floral decoration on the upper band as well as on the shower foot comes to finish the decoration. The bronze is cast in lost wax One of the chain's attachments and missing some hole linked to oxidation.
Three other models from the same period can be found at the Louvre, reference: E11270, E11709, E11710. Height: 9.5 cm Diameter: 9 cm