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Conical wine funnel with an everted rim, a cusped, ear-shaped handle, and a tapered stem, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Around the exterior of the funnel is a flowering vine or tree-of-life. A single blue line outlines the exterior of the funnel near its mouth, a pair of blue lines encircle its base, and a single blue line adorns the back of the handle. The interior of the funnel is glazed; the edge of the rim is unglazed.
56-9 alternate MVLA object number

Date

1740-1760


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (soft-paste)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 4 1/8 in. x 3 5/8 in. x 3 1/4 in. (10.48 cm x 9.21 cm x 8.26 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mrs. Thomas F. Bayard, Vice Regent for Delaware, 1956


Object Number

M-2060


Colors


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