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Aquamanile in the Form 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
Not on view
[ Frédéric Spitzer d. 1890, Paris ] ; Sir Thomas Gibson Carmichael, 12th Baronet of Castle Craig (sold 1902) ; Christie's, Manson & Woods, London, London (May 12–13, 1902, no. 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)]
Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 18, 1970–March 29, 1970.

Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 16, 1970–July 5, 1970.

New York. Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. "Lions, Dragons, and Other Beasts: Aquamanilia of the Middle Ages. Vessels for Church and Table," July 12, 2006–October 15, 2006.

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