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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 21

    A BRASS HOLY WATER BUCKET

    SECOND HALF 15TH CENTURY, NETHERLANDISH OR GERMAN

    Price Realised  

    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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