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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 361

    A MEDIEVAL LEADED BRONZE EWER

    LATE 14TH OR EARLY 15TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ENGLISH

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    A MEDIEVAL LEADED BRONZE EWER
    LATE 14TH OR EARLY 15TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ENGLISH
    With zoomorphic spout, losses
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high


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    Medieval bronze ewers of this form were made both in England and on the Continent. This example relates closely to one in the collection of the Museum of London, found in Battersea (see Medieval Catalogue, London, 1967, No. A 2752., plate LIII and pp. 200-201.). Other examples were found in Balcombe with a hoard of English coins from the reigns of Edward I to Richard II. Another held the Fortrose hoard of coins buried in the closing years of the 14th Century and a third was found in Ashby Castle in a well filled before 1476.

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