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Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Hungary (made)

  • Date:

    late 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze, chased

  • Museum number:

    7850-1861

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze ewer is based on an Ottoman prototype, which was most likely originally produced in ceramic. It is decorated with a Hungarian coat of arms and the diaper inlay echoes the patterned decoration found on contemporary lustre ware.

Physical description

With chased diaper pattern.

Place of Origin

Hungary (made)

Date

late 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze, chased

Marks and inscriptions

Inlaid with an Hungarian coat of arms

Dimensions

Height: 1 ft, Diameter: 7 in

Descriptive line

Bronze ewer with chased diaper-work, Hungarian, late 15th century

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Chased

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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