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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

Provenance

Sigismond Bardac, Paris, before 1913, as French, fourteenth century;[1] (Arnold Seligmann), 1913(?)-1916; purchased 22 April 1916 by Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, as French, twelfth century; inheritance from the Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, after purchase by funds of the Estate, 1942.

[1] Henri Leman, Collection Sigismond Bardac: Faiences italiennes du XV siècle, objets de haute curiosité, Moyen Age et Renaissance, Paris, 1913: no. 33.

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