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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 146

    A brass aquamanile

    GERMAN, 12TH CENTURY STYLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A brass aquamanile
    GERMAN, 12TH CENTURY STYLE
    Modelled standing with its head held upwards and spout protruding from its mouth, stylised manes and tail swept upwards towards its back
    20 cm. high


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    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:
    O. Falke and E. Meyer, Romanische Leuchter und Gefässe Giessgefässe der Gotik, Berlin, 1935, reprint. 1983, pp. 109-110, 144, no. 353, fig. 328.
    This aquamanile is virtually identical to an example in the Nationalmuseum, Munich (see Falke and Meyer, loc. cit.). Another virtually identical aquamanile was sold Christie's London, 12 december 2000, lot 6.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this brass aquamanile is only illustrated on page 78 of the printed catalogue.