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  • Title: Perfume Burner Surmounted by a Satyr
  • Creator: Desiderio da Firenze
  • Date Created: ca. 1540–50
  • Physical Dimensions: H. overall 46.5 cm, h. of base 6.9 cm, h. of middle section, including bajonet joint 15.1 cm, h. of cover 25.7 cm.
  • Type: Incense burner
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/460456
  • Medium: The cover and body are binary bronze (copper and tin, with traces of zinc, iron, nickel, silver, and antimony); the foot is cast in brass (copperzinc alloy with very minor amounts of tin, lead, and the usual copper impurities of iron, nickel, silver, and antimony).
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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