Cream Ewer and Cover by William Ayrtoun

Spherical body and moulded foot, the hinged cover has a knob finial.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
10 cm
Acquired in:
1953
Presented by:
Sir Eric Miller through The Art Fund

There is a curved S-handle with scroll thumb-piece cast in one piece. The only decoration is a double band of simple chevrons engraved on the cover and body where the two meet. One of five gifts to three museums by H Eric Miller through the Art Fund between 1928 and 1946.

Venue details

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