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Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion

Date:
14th century
Geography:
Made in Lower Saxony
Culture:
German
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/2 x 9 13/16 x 4 3/8 in. (24.1 x 24.9 x 11.1 cm), 5.057lb. (2294g) Thickness PD: 2/25-1/5 in. (0.20-0.50 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.197
Not on view
Said to be from a church in Liederstedt (according to Kleinberger). Handwritten note from James Rorimer saying that he could not located Liederstedt in the Gazetteer.; Michael Friedsam(d. 1931)
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. 15, pp. 121-123.

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. 15, pp. 54-56, Appears in Table 1 of chapter.



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