Ewer and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Ewer and Stopper
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 29.8 cm
On Display
about 1820
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, gilt, silvered (?). (a) Pear-shaped, ovoid body, with long, tapered neck, with gilt rim, ground for a stopper; flaring gradually into a bulbous body; cut stylized basket of flowers on both sides, with gilt and silvered outlines; applied loop handle, curled at the lower terminal; applied arching spout with cut, gilt and silvered stylized flower and gilt rim, the rim partly ground; applied circular foot with gilt stylized foliage on the rim; rough pontil mark. (b) Globular knob on waisted stem; gilt; short, ground, tapered shank with ground flat end.
Leroux, Philippe, Former Collection
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05