Basin, anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1530

Basin, anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1530

engraving, h 11.0cm More details

In 1535, Emperor Charles V defeated the Turks at Tunis. One of his officers, Count Maximilian of Buren, seized this basin as booty. As the inscription on the object shows, he then gave it to the town of Grave on 26 December 1536. Earlier the Turks had themselves looted the basin in Naples.

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