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Aquamanile in the Form of a Griffin

German
, Nuremberg

Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Bronze; Ternary copper alloy with a very high content of zinc (approx. 74% copper, approx. 22% zinc, approx. 2% lead) with natural patina, hollow cast.
Dimensions: H. 31.9 cm, w. 12 cm (chest without wings), l. 32.3 cm (including spout), wt. 3588 g and 488 g (wings).
Classification: Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1413

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