LION AQUAMANILE

GERMANY, HILDESHEIM

C. 1250, COPPER ALLOY, 27 X 27 CM

Provenance:
According to Dr. Joanna Olchawa the provenance is hard to conclude. In her view, the two ink-inscriptions shall clearly refer to the art gallery Julius and Selig Goldschmidt, active in the 19th century in Frankfurt / Main, who sold medieval aquamaniles from the collection Friedrich Hahn, Hannover, around 1868.

Expertise:
Dr. Joanna Olchawa, Frankfurt / Main, Germany Two recent ink-inscriptions “1909 E R” and “J. v S. G“ Flap of the inlet not original.