15 - 16 December 2008,
Price realised EUR 2,375
Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,500
A BRASS HOLY WATER BUCKET
SECOND HALF 15TH CENTURY, NETHERLANDISH OR GERMAN
The ring turned tapering body with a shaped loop handle set into a female mask on each side; old repairs and restorations
14 cm. high (to the rim); 26 cm. high (including handle)
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For comparable buckets see O. ter Kuile Koper en Brons, The Hague, 1986, p 50, and W. Dexel Das Hausgerät Mitteleuropas Braunschweig/Berlin, 1973, p 192.
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