Ewer

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Object Name: 
Ewer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.34
Dimensions: 
H: 12.3 cm; D (handle-spout): 10.5 cm, (foot): 2.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
possibly 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Translucent milkglass; slight pitting; free-blown, with applied and tooled decoration. Pear-shaped body with applied crimped uneven ring foot, rough pontil mark at bottom, wide flaring rim; fluted curved spout applied to body, crimped collar around neck, elaborate fluted handle in form of a loop with a large shell-motif at bottom and with an applied pinched comb, joining upper body and neck at collar.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Linares, Abelardo, Source