Ewer

Indian
1885–90
Grish Chunder Dutt (Indian)


Place of Manufacture: Calcutta, India

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 52.1 x 14 cm (20 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.627.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tableware

Inscription

On base: "Grish Chunder Dutt, Bhowanipore, Calcutta" in an incised lozenge.

Provenance

About 1986, sold by E. & C. T. Koopman Ltd., London, to a private collector, England; 2007, sold by this private collector, through Christopher Hartop (dealer), to Richard Milhender, Boston; 2013, sold by Richard Milhender to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund and partial gift of Richard Milhender