• 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 489

    A BRONZE HOLY WATER BUCKET

    SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS OR GERMAN, LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE HOLY WATER BUCKET
    SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS OR GERMAN, LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    The flaring rim above a tapering ringed body, iron handle
    19 cm. high
    Together with a bronze holy water bucket, probably Rhenish, 16th Century, the bell shaped body decorated with horizontal rings, on three slender feet -22 cm. high; A bronze holy water bucket, Southern Netherlands or German, 16th Century, the slight flaring rim with two mascaron handle mounts, ringed body and iron handle -21.5 cm. high; And a bronze holy water bucket with iron handle, the handle mounts probably associated, German or Southern Netherlandish, 16th Century -21 cm. high (4)


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