London, South Kensington
8 March 2000
A North European leaded bronze twin spouted lavabo, possibly 16th century
The bellied receptacle with zoomorphic heads to the spouts and human masks to the lugs supporting the swing handle
11½in. (29cm.) wide, overall; 6in. (15.2cm.) high (excluding the swing handle)
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Onno ter Kuile, Koper and Brons, Rijksmuseum Collection, Amsterdam 1986. A comparable example is illustrated on page 180, fig.250.
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