• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 476

    A BRASS FOUNTAIN

    NORTH EUROPEAN 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRASS FOUNTAIN
    NORTH EUROPEAN 19TH CENTURY
    The spreading ring-turned lid and body with a tap to the base and two hooks for a handle to the body
    39 cm. high
    Together with a brass 15th century style Hanseatic flagon, probably 19th century - 24. cm. high (2)


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    Comparative literature (1): The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the end of the Middle Ages, New York, 1975, p. 64

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    Exhibited

    (2): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 377