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Aquamanile in the form of a Lion, c.1400. German, copper alloy

Fragment of a tapestry or wall hanging from Basel, Switzerland, wool on linen, circa 1420-1430

Tournament Helm (Stechhelm) [German (probably Nuremberg)] (29.156.67a) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art#MedievalJousting #justJoustIt

late 16th century - 'composite armour for the 'Italian tilt'', North Italian, Karsten Klingbeil Collection, Pierre Bergé associés Auction ...

Aquamanile in the Form of a Dragon, c.1200. German, copper alloy. Aquamaniles, which are water vessels used for washing hands, served both liturgical and secular purposes. Those made in the shape of an animal are among the most distinctive products of medieval craftsmen. The most commonly seen zoomorphic aquamaniles are lions, but dragons, griffins, and many other forms were also produced.

Dress-pin by National Historical Museum, Sweden, via Flickr

Unicorn and animals. Ars Moriendi. Paris France 1453. LOC

Armures au musée des Invalides Armors in the army museum of Paris