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Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion

Date:
late 19th century–early 20th century (15th century style)
Culture:
German
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 3/16 x 9 3/16 x 4 1/4 in. (23.4 x 23.3 x 10.8 cm), 5.844lb. (2651g) Thickness PD: 3/50-21/100 in. (0.15-0.53 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of William M. Laffan, 1910
Accession Number:
10.13.5
Not on view
William M. Laffan, New York (until 1910)
Barnet, Peter. "'Beasts of Every Land and Clime': An Introduction to Medieval Aquamanilia." In Lions, Dragons, & Other Beasts: Aquamanilia of the Middle Ages, Vessels for Church and Table, edited by Peter Barnet, and Pete Dandridge. New York: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2006. no. 29, p. 17; p. 3, no. 3.

Barnet, Peter, and Pete Dandridge, ed. Lions, Dragons, & Other Beasts: Aquamanilia of the Middle Ages, Vessels for Church and Table. New York: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2006. no. 29, pp. 172-174.

Dandridge, Pete. "Exquisite Objects, Prodigious Technique: Aquamanilia, Vessels of the Middle Ages." In Lions, Dragons, & Other Beasts: Aquamanilia of the Middle Ages, Vessels for Church and Table, edited by Peter Barnet, and Pete Dandridge. New York: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2006. no. 29, pp. 54-56, Appears in Table 1 of chapter.

Mende, Ursula. Die mittelalterlichen Bronzen im Germanischen Nationalmuseum: Bestandskatalog. Nuremberg: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, 2013. p. 203.



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