Cantir

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Object Name: 
Cantir
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.236
Dimensions: 
H: 24.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Primary Description: 
Pale amber glass with some iridescence and patina on inside and with cobalt blue trim; free-blown, with applied and tooled decoration. Inverted pear-shaped body tapering to large knop-like bulge above applied small conical foot with narrow underfolded hollow rim and small pontil mark; slender vertical tube drinking-spout with wide opening into body at shoulder and opposite large filling-spout; at center top, applied ring handle with stemmed bird-finial and, along sides, blue cockscombs; applied blue cockscombs along edge of shoulder on sides and amber cockscombs flanking bases of spouts and continuing halfway down body; blue color on lip of filling-spout.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Bompard, Maurice, Former Collection
Veit, Russell C., Former Collection