Helmet-shaped Ewer

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Object Name: 
Helmet-shaped Ewer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2001.2.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1770
Primary Description: 
Helmet-shaped Ewer. Transparent dark blue lead glass; blown, applied, cut. The helmet-shaped ewer is blown of cobalt-blue glass, with an applied scroll handle and overall faceted cutting. It rests on a large flattened knop, cushioned between two small mereses, and it has a domed foot with cut facets and a scalloped edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Source
2001
Category: 
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Material: 
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, pp. 22-23 (fig. 12);
[Glass Mill heritage panels] (2013) illustrated, p. 4 (center); BIB# 134338
Glass Mill heritage panels (2013) illustrated, p. 4 (center); BIB# 134317