Ewer and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Ewer and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.2.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.4 cm, W: 20.7 cm, Diam: 16.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1690-1710
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown. (a) Large, bulbous body, with tapered neck; slightly flared rim, with trailed flat ring below; rounded shoulders, slightly tapered sides; applied heavy loop handle with pincered thumb rest and curled lower terminal; curved spout applied on the front; bottom with conical kick and rough pontil mark. (b) Stopper with ball finial above a true baluster with large air bead; flat disk above the tapered, unground shank; "pontil" scar at the tip, with grazed rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Delomosne & Son Limited, Source
1985-08-01
Color: 
Technique: 
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, p. 61 (fig. 5);
Recent Important Acquisitions, 28 (1986) illustrated, p. 110, #40; BIB# AI17497
Glass Through The Ages (1974-06-12) pp. 20-21, #29; BIB# 19464