Aquamanile in the Form of a Knight onHorseback

German, Lower Saxony (?)

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 953

Aquamanile in the Form of a Knight on
Horseback, Bronze; Quaternary copper alloy with a high content of zinc (approx. 73% copper, approx. 15% zinc, approx. 7% lead, approx. 3% tin) with natural patina, hollow cast; remnants of the clay core
and iron armature in the legs, German, Lower Saxony (?)

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