Date of Originca. 1537
Round, copper wash basin. A patina (the green areas) is visible throughout the inside of the basin.
This wash basin had been in the Anys family for 400 years at the time it arrived at the Netherlands Museum in 1937.
The donor, Abraham Anys, was born on 11 May 1868. He died 17 Jan 1947 and was buried in Ventura Cemetery in Holland, Michigan.
His father was Johan (John) Anys (1829–1903), born on 7 OCTOBER 1829 in Lochem, Gelderland, Netherlands and died on 25 OCTOBER 1903 in Olive, Ottawa, MIchigan.
Gift ofAnys, Abraham