Description: of globular form with a short cylindrical neck gently broadening at the mouth, the body inlaid with silver and incised with a frieze of eight monumental flowering plants, the shoulder decorated with major and minor bands of floral scrolls and palmettes, the neck with a further register of flowering plants
Dimensions: 16.2cm. height
Condition Report: In overall fair condition, the brass body with some abrasion, the silver inlay with areas of oxidisation and sections missing, could benefit from clean, as viewed.
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