Puisette - Bronze, Copper

Description
Puisette - Bronze, Copper
Belgium - early 18th century

Puisette with tow gargoyles.
Puisettes were used from the XIII century to the XVIII century. These were filled with water to wash the hands.
It is actually the forerunner of the crane.
The handle and the gargoyles are of bronze. The boiler itself is red copper.
Weight: 2 kg
diameter: 25 cm
Height without handle: 18 cm

Lot details
Object
Puisette
Material
Bronze, Copper
Estimated Period
Early 18th century
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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