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Incense Burner (Mexico), 1823

This is a Incense burner. It was made by F. Celaya. It is dated 1823 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silvered brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 21.5 x 14 x 41.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 x 16 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

In rectangle: "E. Celaya"

It is inscribed

Engraved on flange: "Al Libertador de la Patria, al Fundador del Imperio, al Invicta Agustin I, el Consejo de Estado, Ao 1823"

Cite this object as

Incense Burner (Mexico), 1823; Made by F. Celaya ; silvered brass; H x W x D: 21.5 x 14 x 41.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 x 16 5/16 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-61-22-a/c

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