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Aquamanile in the shape of a griffin.
14th-15th c German Gothic Applied Arts

GERMAN GOTHIC Anonymous (active 1200 - 1550) Primary
c. 1400
14th-15th c
casting; metalworking
Paris. Louvre.
Aquamaniles are ewers used for washing hands Especially those made of pottery and used in Roman times Includes metal versions and are often in animal forms Made in the Medieval period for hand washing at the table

Caption: GERMAN GOTHIC | Aquamanile in the shape of a griffin | Romanesque | German

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