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Medieval gothic dipper puisette bronze with lions heads

3 500 €


Gothic Puisette or dipper from the Middle Ages with two spouts ended with a medieval lion's head. Suspension by stirrup and double ring connected to the container body by two women's heads. 15th century. This dipper was a kind of kettle hanging in the chimney with a trammel hook and, such as the ancestor of the tap, also used to contain and distribute some water.


  • Time:15th century
  • Origin:France
  • Material or technique:Bronze
  • Sizes:16 x 30 x 31 cm (Width x Length x Height)
  • Reference:2273

Conservation status

Really good condition


A dipper of the same type is reproduced at the top left of the Annunciation altarpiece by the Master of Flemalle (1375-1444), preserved in the Cloisters Museum in New York.

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