Gothic bronze church Holy Water bucket

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Origin
Southern Netherlands
Period
C. 1500
Material
Weight
4.7 kg
Dimensions
40.5 cm
Diameter
23 cm
Literature

A.E. Theuerkauff-Liederwald, Mittelalterliche Bronzegefässe und Messingefässe, Deutscher Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, Berlin 1988, n° 88, pag. 144.
Published in: Antoon & Torkild Malfait, 'Zeven eeuwen wijwateremmers & wijwatervaten in brons, geelkoper en tin' Antiqua Nova, p. 76

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Description

The polished body with a large moulded rim in the middle. Original non-interchangeable handle with three lobes, the mounts riveted to the handle. Mounts in the shape of stylized monkey heads (meerkat or barbary macaque; cercopithecus macacus sylvanus). On the lower part of the body two casting pits above the protruding foot rim.

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