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Hexagonal in plan, slight engraved decoration on foot; belly plain, shaped neck straight; hexagonal domed cover, crowned with putto on cask, extending upward to cover lip; handle in form of acanthus tendril, forked and double looped; ewer covered with framework of trellises, vines and putti in various wine-making activities.

Credit: Gift of Louise B. Scott

1854-55
Raised, cast, and applied gilt silver
1936-21-1
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum