Ewer

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Object Name: 
Ewer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.257
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.6 cm; Rim Diam: 4.9 cm; Foot Diam: 5.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1725
Primary Description: 
Ewer. Pear shaped body with conical neck with fire-polished rim; joined by glue-bit to shallow, blown foot; applied S shaped spout with applied lip of blue glass; ear shaped handle with pinched projections, widening at bottom to shell like motif. Rim is decorated with two applied ribbons of translucent blue glass; wave collar of colorless glass around neck. Around body, four threads of colorless glass and three large opaque white blue and white brown daisies alternating with blue prunts. Second gather applied to base of body and gadrooned through pinching, with prunts above gadrooning; gilded band on inside of rim and on foot; blue prunts and centers of daisies also have traces of gilding.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
1951