Artist German
Title
  • Laver
Date ca. 1530
Medium Pewter and cast iron
Dimensions Overall: 18 7/8 × 16 × 9 3/4 inches (47.9 × 40.6 × 24.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Bacon Hill Fund
Accession Number 48.378
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval C263, Level 2 (see map)
Count Hans Wilczek (Burg Kreuzenstein-an-der Donau, Austria).
(E. and A. Silberman Galleries, New York, New York, USA);
1948-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Falke, Jakob von. Mittelalterliche Holzmobiliar. Vienna, 1894.

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Walcher-Moltheim, Alfred von. "Deutsches und Franzoisches Edelzinn in zwei Wienner Sammlungen." Kinst und Kunsthandwerk, vol. VII, 1904, pp. 65, 77 (ill.).

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Walcher-Moltheim, Alfred von. Burg Kreuzenstein. Vienna, 1914, p. 150.

Berling, Karl. Altes Zinn, Bibliothek fur Kunst und Antiquitatensammler, 1st ed., vol. 16. Berlin, 1919, p. 70 , fig. 49 (ill.); 2nd ed., p. 77, fig. 49 (ill.).

Bulletin of the DIA 31, nos. 3/4 (1951-52): p. 80 (ills.).

An Exhibition of European Art, 1450- 1500. Exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum. New York, 1936, no. 203, pl. 203.

The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1975, no. 72, pp. 64, 65 (ill.).

Fliegel, Stephen N. and Elina Gertsman. Myth and Mystique: Cleveland’s Gothic Table Fountain. Cleveland, 2016, pp. 133-135. [cat. 11; entry by Casey Monda]