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Ewer

Maker:
Richard Martin
Maker:
and Ebenezer Hall
Date:
1877
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.205
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
The design is carried out in a superfine technique by an anonymous engraver who was clearly practiced in the art of steel engraved illustrations.
[ Timothy Schroder , London, until 1990; sold to MMA ]
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