• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A DINANT OR GERMAN BRASS ALMS DISH

    LATE 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DINANT OR GERMAN BRASS ALMS DISH
    LATE 15TH CENTURY
    With a four-lobed boss, embossed with four horned masks with grape vines issuing from their mouths, within raised plain border
    14½ in. (37 cm.) diameter


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    A series of similar dishes are illustrated in Hermann P. Lockner, Messing, fig. 13-16 and pl. 14 being the exact model.
    An identical alms dish was sold in Interiors, Oak Edition, Christie's, South Kensington, 4 November 2008, lot 265.

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