National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion North French or Mosan 13th Century
North French 13th Century (artist)
Mosan 13th Century (artist)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, c. 1200
bronze with traces of gilding
overall: 13.8 x 17.5 x 7 cm (5 7/16 x 6 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.281
On View
From the Tour: Medieval Metalwork and Enamels
Object 4 of 8

Exhibition History

1940
Exhibition of Arts of the Middle Ages, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1940, 80, no. 283, as French or Mosan, twelfth century.
1987
Artful Deception: The Craft of the Forger, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1987-1988, no cat.
2006
Lions, Dragons, and Other Beasts: Aquamanila of the Middle Ages, Vessels for Church and Table, The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, New York, 2006, no. 3, repro.

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