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Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim?, Romanesque period, enamels: 12th century…

Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim?, Romanesque period, enamels: 12th century…

Aquamanile in the Form of a Cock [Germany (Lower Saxony)] (1989.292) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Aquamanile in the Form of a Cock, century German (Lower Saxony) Copper alloy 9 x 4 x 9 in. x x cm) The Cloisters Collection, 1989

Aquamanile in the Form of a Knight on Horseback, mid–13th centuryGerman (Lower Saxony, probably Hildesheim)

Aquamanile in the Form of a Mounted Knight Date: ca. 1250 Geography: Made in probably Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany Culture: German Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Overall: 14 x 12 x 5 in. x x cm) Weight PD: Classification: Metalwork-Copper alloy

Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion.  Date:     late 13th century–early 14th century. Geography:     Made in, Lower Saxony. Culture:     German. Medium:     Copper alloy.

Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion Date: late century–early century Geography: Made in Lower Saxony Culture: German Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Overall: 9 x 10 x 4 in., x x cm, Overall PD: 9 x 4 x 11 in. x x 29 cm) Thickness PD: in.

Bronze aquamanile in the form of a mounted knight, second half of the 13th century, Lower Saxony (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Bronze aquamanile in the form of a mounted knight, second half of the century, Lower Saxony (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Medieval theology often interpreted episodes from Hebrew scripture as prefigurations of events in the New Testament. The Sacrifice of Isaac, for example, was seen as an allusion to the Crucifixion. The present embroidery likely had a pendant depicting scenes from the life of Christ

Embroidered Hanging Date: late century Geography: Made in probably Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany Culture: German Medium: Silk on linen, painted inscriptions Dimensions: 63 x 62 in. x cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered

Aquamanile in the Form of a Crowned Centaur Fighting a Dragon, 1200–1225  German (Lower Saxony)  Copper alloy    14 3/8 x 5 x 13 3/4 in. (at front feet) (36.5 x 12.7 x 35 cm)  Rogers Fund, 1910 (10.37.2)

Aquamanile in the Form of a Crowned Centaur Fighting a Dragon, German (Lower Saxony) Copper alloy 14 x 5 x 13 in. (at front feet) x x 35 cm) Rogers Fund, 1910

Polyptych from former Chappel Groß Wittefeitzen Lower-Saxony, Germany, Detail. Origin: Lower Saxony? ca, 1520. Museum für das Fürstentum Lüneburg. Did someone have a photo of the complete artwork?

Polyptych from former Chappel Groß Wittefeitzen Lower-Saxony, Germany, Detail. Origin: Lower Saxony? ca, 1520. Museum für das Fürstentum Lüneburg. Did someone have a photo of the complete artwork?

Lion Aquamanile, 1200-1250      Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim, Gothic period, first half 13th century      bronze: cast, chased, and punched,

Lion Aquamanile, 1200-1250 Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim, Gothic period, first half 13th century bronze: cast, chased, and punched,

Hildesheim Cathedral  Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany  Founded in 1010, the cathedral of Hildesheim contains many treasures of early medieval art, including bronze doors carved with biblical scenes and a bronze column showing the life of Christ.

Hildesheim Cathedral Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany Founded in the cathedral of Hildesheim contains many treasures of early medieval art, including bronze doors carved with biblical scenes and a bronze column showing the life of Christ.

GERMAN, LOWER SAXONY, PROBABLY HILDESHEIM, MID-13TH CENTURY  LEOPARD AQUAMANILE copper alloy

GERMAN, LOWER SAXONY, PROBABLY HILDESHEIM, MID-13TH CENTURY LEOPARD AQUAMANILE copper alloy

The Marienburg, one of the most beautiful castles in Germany. #castles http://Facebook.com/prettyincusa  http://myprettyblog.com http://myprettystore.com #prettyInc Pretty Inc Boutique

ARCHITECTURE – another great example of beautiful design. Medieval, Marienburg Castle, Hannover, Germany photo via aidas

Ceremonial Cross of Countess Gertrude (detail), c. 1045. Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim. 24.15 x 21.6 cm. Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1931.55

Ceremonial Cross of Countess Gertrude (detail), c. 1045. Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim. 24.15 x 21.6 cm. Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1931.55

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