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Bowl with low flared foot and cover with pierced architectural decoration tapering to a pinnacle (chains are intended for a hole in the pinnacle and four semicircular loops on the cover and bipartite loops on the bowl). Cast and chased. Above a band of parallel vertical lines on the lower part...

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Provenance

1966, Ildebrando Bossi, Genoa; 1967, sold by Bossi to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1967)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Northern Italian or Alps, Medieval, 12th century–early 13th century

Object Place

Northern Italy or Alps

Dimensions

16.7 x 12.8 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.292a-b

Medium or Technique

Metalwork; latten (83.1% copper, 8.1% tin, 7.4% zinc, 1.4% lead)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork