Renaissance-revival ewer.

Body carved in agate with enamelled foot, neck and handle. Winged female figure forms the handle at the end of which is a man's face. At the tip of the female's wings is a rams head.

Provenance

Lord Astor of Hever Collection; Christie's 28/5/1963, lot 66; Christie's Geneva 19-21/5/97, lot 285 purchased by vendor