Wine Fountain

English
about 1660–70


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

47 cm (18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1977.21a-b

Medium or Technique

Lignum vitae, silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Lignum vitae, silver. Turned lidded bowl on stand. Lid with central ball-shaped finial decorated with concentric circles over deep bowl with scalloped band of silver at lip, turned ring 2/3 way down surmounted by four heraldic animals cut out of silver (nag’s head over a braid, three lions passant) each set one quarter way round bowl. Silver spout below nag’s head and ring. On a stepped foot.

Credit Line

Harriet J. Bradbury Fund