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LIONS, DRAGONS & OTHER BEASTS: AQUAMANILIA OF THE MIDDLE AGES, VESSELS FOR CHURCH AND TABLE. Ed. by Peter Barnet and Pete Dandridge. Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture, New York, 2006. Organized in association with Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Published by Yale University Press, New Haven. 220 pp. with 200 ills. (109 col.) and DVD (39 min.). 29 x 25 cm. LC 2006-4003 ISBN 0300116845 In English.
The accompanying DVD provides a demonstration of the lost-wax process used by medieval craftsmen to cast the animal-form vessels known as aquamanilia. Lower outside corner of front cover and final pages of text block are lightly bumped. Volume and dust jacket are otherwise in very good condition.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 300 A.D.-1400, 1400-1600 — Metalwork
Plans: 71,02,04,30
Worldwide Number: 030803
Hardcover $55.00    

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