Mayflower Antiques

Rare 16th Century Venetian Copper Ewer (16th century Italy)

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Medium

copper

Height 8.00inch high [20.32 cm high]

Description / Expertise

A rare Antique 16th Century Venetian Copper Ewer; approx 8 inches tall; the vertical side panels are intricately chased with birds and hunting dogs surrounded by foliate decoration; the style of the piece is clear evidence of the close links between Venice and the Ottoman Empire at this time.