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gemellion (basin for washing hands)
  • France
  • gemellion (basin for washing hands), late 1200s
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze, champlevé enamel
  • Object Diameter: 22 cm
    Object Diameter: 8 11/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0003
Label Text

Bronze gemellion (liturgical hand washing basin) with traces of blue and green champlevè enamel. Two abstracted figures and two animals (lizard?) with foliage and four triangle shapes around a central circle. Geometric border.