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Ewer

Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1580-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Briot, François (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pewter cast in relief.

  • Museum number:

    4289-1857

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1580-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Briot, François (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pewter cast in relief.

Marks and inscriptions

FB
Initials of Francois Briot, signed in the mould

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm

Descriptive line

Pewter ewer cast in relief with strapwork, fruit, masks, winged horses, satyrs and allegorical figures, with handle. French, ca 1580-1600

Materials

Pewter

Techniques

Casting

Categories

Drinking; Household objects; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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