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c 1500 A.D Northern European Bronze Ecclesiastical Cruet (1 of 13)
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c 1500 A.D Northern European Bronze Ecclesiastical Cruet

REF: LA332714
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Description
This small heavy bronze vessel is known as a ecclesiastical cruet (jug) used to hold a small quantity of wine to be dispensed into a church chalice. The wine is known as consecrated wine (Blood of Christ). This bronze has been cast in two parts, the seams clearly visible front and back of the vessel. Dating to the very early 16th century just prior to the reformation of Northern Europe. A seldom encountered pre-reformation Liturgical bronze.

measurements

Height:
146 mm
Width:
90 mm
Depth:
90 mm

declaration

Harvey Evans Antiques has clarified that the c 1500 A.D Northern European Bronze Ecclesiastical Cruet (LA332714) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c 1500 A.D.

condition

Good solid condition. No breaks, chips or cracks. A build up of verdigris to the inside of the vessel. There is a mellow patina to the exterior. Seam lines are visible. There are casting flaws and imperfections.

additional info

Material:
Bronze
Origin:
European
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c 1500 A.D.

delivery

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location

This c 1500 A.D Northern European Bronze Ecclesiastical Cruet is located in Derbyshire, United Kingdom

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