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Bronze. Globular body with high molded neck & splayed foot. Domed cover with finial. Strap handle, thumbpiece an animal's head. Curved spout with animal's head tip held to moulding of neck by hexagonal strap.

Provenance

Delannoy collection. Acquired in New York by Joseph Brummer, Brummery Gallery, New York (stock no. N3022); May 12, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 395, to the MFA for $250. (Accession Date: May 12, 1949)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Franco-Flemish, about 1520

Object Place

Flanders

Dimensions

33.02 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

49.482

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork