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Globular Ewer

Object Name:
Ewer
Date:
18th century
Geography:
Attributed to India, Deccan, Bidar
Medium:
Zinc and copper alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with silver (bidri ware)
Dimensions:
Max. H. (with cover) 10 5/8 in. (27.0 cm high) W. 12 in. (30.5 cm) Max. Diam. 6 9/16 in. (16.6 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert W. and Lockwood De Forest, 1919
Accession Number:
19.135.12
Not on view
Robert W. and Lockwood De Forest, New York (until 1919; gifted to MMA)
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