Medieval London

Aquamanile in the Form of a Knight on Horseback

Dublin Core

Title

Aquamanile in the Form of a Knight on Horseback

Subject

Equestrian Items; Household Items; Ecclesiastical Objects; Weapons and Armor

Description

This aquamanile possibly hails from Lower Saxony and is made of bronze. Aquamaniles were used in both religious and non-religious settings, though this object's original owner is not specified. The knight seen here is wearing some kind of prick spur on his feet.

Source

Barnet, Peter. "Medieval Aquamanilia." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000-, September 2009. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/aqua/hd_aqua.htm.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Aquamanile in the Form of a Knight on Horseback." Accessed November 7, 2019. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/461052?&searchField=All&sortBy=Relevance&ft=aquamanile+knight&offset=0&rpp=20&pos=2.

Date

c. 1350

Contributor

Jamie Hashem

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Aquamanile

Physical Dimensions

45.2 centimeters tall
12.7 centimeters wide
38 centimeters long
5016 grams in weight

Files

MET___Aquamanile.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Aquamanile in the Form of a Knight on Horseback,” Medieval London, accessed July 23, 2024, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/390.

Output Formats

# Google Analytics Portion 06-02-2016