Ewer

1580-1600 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pewter ewer cast in low relief with strapwork, fruit, masks, winged horses and satyrs. The central horizontal frieze has three oval strapwork panels containing female allegorical figures representing the Cardinal Virtues. The handle is cast with a demi-figure and a mask.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pewter cast in relief.
Brief Description
Pewter ewer cast in relief with strapwork, fruit, masks, winged horses, satyrs and allegorical figures, with handle. French, ca 1580-1600
Physical Description
Pewter ewer cast in low relief with strapwork, fruit, masks, winged horses and satyrs. The central horizontal frieze has three oval strapwork panels containing female allegorical figures representing the Cardinal Virtues. The handle is cast with a demi-figure and a mask.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27.9cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
FB (Initials of Francois Briot, signed in the mould)
Associated Object
1292-1854 (Version)
Collection
Accession Number
4289-1857

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record createdJanuary 21, 2003
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