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Aquamanile in the shape of a Horse

Date:
first half 15th century
Geography:
Made in Nuremberg
Culture:
German
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 7/16 x 12 7/16 x 3 7/8 in., 5.046lb. (29.1 x 31.6 x 9.8 cm, 2289g) Overall PD: 11 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 12 1/4 in. (28.6 x 9.8 x 31.1 cm) Thickness PD: 2/25-19/100 in. (0.20-0.47 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1947
Accession Number:
47.101.53
  • Provenance

    [ Frédéric Spitzer d. 1890 , Paris ] ; Sir Thomas Gibson Carmichael, 12th Baronet of Castle Craig (sold 1902) ; Christie, Manson and Woods , London (May 12, 1902, lot 58) ; M. Brauer (1902–?) ; Sir Samuel Montagu, first Baron Swaythling 1832–1911 , London (sold 1924) ; Christie, Manson and Woods , London (May 8, 1924, lot 91) ; Alfred Spero (1924–?) ; [ Giorgio Sangiorgi , Rome (sold 1926)] ; [ Brummer Gallery (Paris and New York (1926–sold 1927)] ; William Randolph Hearst American, 1863–1951 , New York and San Simeon, CA (from 1927) ; International Studio Corporation , New York (owned W. R. Hearst, sold 1940) ; [ Brummer Gallery , Paris and New York (1940–sold 1947)]

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