London, South Kensington
3 March 2004
An Italian repousse copper brocca d'acqua' or washing jug
The ovoid body decorated overall with scrolling foliage, fantastical birds, masks and griffins, with twin spouts to the rim
14¾in. (37.5cm.) high overall
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Elisabetta Barbolini Ferrari and Giorgio Boccolari, I COLORI DEL RAME VICENDE DELL'ARTE DEI RAMAI ESTENSI, Studio Lobo 1995.
Comparable examples are illustrated on page 84, plate 3.
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