Ewer

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Object Name: 
Ewer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.45
Dimensions: 
H: 16.8 cm, D (max. body, with handle): 9.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1900-1953
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark amber brown agate or "Schmelz" glass with green, blue and brown streaks with many minute and small bubbles and few sand impurities; surface slightly pitted; free-blown, tooled, with applied parts. On a domed, folded foot sits the flat oval flask-like body, tapering to the cylindrical neck with flaring rim and pinched lip; the ear-shaped handle is attached at the top of the neck and the shoulder, ending in a loop.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Applethwaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection