ewer - A pitcher, especially a decorative one with a base, an oval body, and a flaring spout.
Greece, Attic, Head Oenochoe, 475-450 BCE, terra cotta. See Greek art, and oenochoe.
Sassanian Iran, Silver Ewer, 6th-early 7th centuries, silver, gilding, height 33 cm, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. See Mesopotamian art.
Iran, Ewer with dancing females within arcades, 6th century, Sasanian style, silver, mercury gilding, height of (a) 13.4 inches (34 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Iran, Bronze Ewer, 7th century, cast, chased, and inlaid bronze, 19 1/8 x 9 13/16 inches (48.5 x 25.0 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Attributed to Khorasan, Eastern Iran, Seljuq, Brass Ewer, c. 1180-1210, repoussé brass, inlaid with silver and bitumen, height 15 3/4 x 7.5 inches (40 x 19.1 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Italy, Venice, Murano, Ewer, c. 1500, free-blown, enameled, and gilded blue glass, height 10 inches (25.4 cm), Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
India (Deccan), Ewer and Basin, 18th century, bidri ware (cast metal alloy of zinc, copper, and lead with silver inlay), Worcester Art Museum, MA.
Retailed by Gorham Manufacturing Company (American, 1865- present, Providence, RI), Ewer with a Plateau, 1900-1904, silver, 19 x 20 1/2 x 17 1/8 inches (48.3 x 52.1 x 43.5 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Also see oenochoe and vessel.