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Ewer

Date:
ca. 1650–80
Culture:
French, Nevers
Medium:
Faience (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Height: 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1796
Not on view
The decoration of birds and flowers on this ewer is inspired by Turkish pottery.
Marking: Unmarked
Hamilton Palace (until 1882; sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, June 17–July 20, 1882, no. 918; sold for £37-16-0 to A.N. Marras(?)); Gaston Le Breton (before 1910) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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