4 July 2000
A BRONZE BUCKET
FRENCH OR FLEMISH, LATE 15TH CENTURY
Decorated in relief on one side with a coat of arms; with hinged handle; indistinct gothic inscription on the reverse.
7½ in. (19 cm.) high
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For examples of bronze buckets of the 15th and early 16th centuries, see H. P. Lockner, Messing - ein Handbuch über Messinggerät der 15. - 17. Jahrhunderts, Munich, 1982, pp. 129-30, figs, 233-234, 237 and 240.
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