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bird fountainAccession number: A20141
Production date: 1701-1735
Measurements: H 158 mm; DM (base) 50 mm
Museum Section: Decorative Art
Summary: Bird fountain, (water dispenser for birds). Colourless glass, conical vessel (slightly uneven), topped with finial in the shape of a human head wearing wig and tricorne. Towards the base the stump a short neck survives which vented 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)