Cantir

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Object Name: 
Cantir
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.43
Dimensions: 
H: 40 cm; D (max. body): 19.1 cm, (base): 11.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few bubbles and latticinio ribbons; inside slightly dull and flecked through weathering; free-blown, with applied and tooled parts. Conical foot with double walls, high kick and ring-like pontil mark, supporting the large ovoid body; broad unevenly twisted latticinio bands; two spouts or tubes are rising at the opposite sides of the shoulder, made of the same batch of glass, a lump of glass is attached at the top of the body holding a twisted ring handle with opaque white incorporated glass, crest-like crimped piece attached to the back and at top a chicken of clear and opaque white; two wave- like crimped glass rings around bottom and lower part of body.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Applethwaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection