Description & Technical information
This superb bronze bucket used for holy water has a flared ringed body with strong moulding at the top, the narrower base decorated with six groups of four small punched holes. In exceptional condition and with a beautiful deep rich green patina, our example retains its original horseshoe shaped swing handle, the sockets with well-preserved stylised animal head motifs, the details of which remain clearly discernible.
Date: 15th century
Period: 1400-1600, 15th century
Dimensions: 13.97 cm (5¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Germany
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