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small pitcher for oil
  • Middle East
  • small pitcher for oil, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Middle East
  • brass, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 x 5.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6259

The small container has a bulbous body, and a tall neck with a hinged lid and a foot. It has a narrow curving spout and there is a hndle from the hinge for a lid to the body. The domed lid has a tall finial on the top. It is decorated with clusters of short lines, in a feather or plant-like arrangement. It is brass.