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Ewer (Iran), 17th–18th century

This is a Ewer. It is dated 17th–18th century and we acquired it in 1919. Its medium is gilt and enameled glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Look at Safavid Glass.

This object was donated by Rodman Wanamaker. It is credited Gift of Rodman Wanamaker.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 17.1 x 8.5 cm (6 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ewer (Iran), 17th–18th century; gilt and enameled glass; H x diam.: 17.1 x 8.5 cm (6 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.); Gift of Rodman Wanamaker; 1919-24-92

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