Medieval holy water font, lead / pewter alloy. Decorated with a lion rampant in shield shape (Vlaamse Leeuw), pattern of linear lozenge and triangular shapes on sides and flat back.
This object is labelled as a holy water font, some experts remain uncertain to this function. Some discussion remains on the exact function of this fascinating object.
Height: 40 mm
Weight: 91,95 g
Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).
Purchased by the current owner from an old Dutch private collection of L.R. in 2017.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.
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- Nombre d’objets
- Bénitier (bénitier) avec Lion Rampant
- Siècle/ Période
- 14th - 15th century
- Bon état, voir la photo