bird fountainAccession number: 5099
Production date: 1701-1735
Measurements: H 155 mm; W 60 mm
Museum Section: Decorative Art
Summary: Incomplete bird fountain, (water dispenser for birds). Colourless glass, conical vessel, topped with finial in the shape of a human head wearing wig and tricorne. Towards the base a short neck vents into a small rectangular tray. Base has a pronounced kick and unpolished pontil mark. Two pieces, head has separated from the vessel.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)