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Antique example, 18th century made for the Grand Tour. 7 ¼” length with oval reservoir with two wick hole. The sides decorated with fish and snake. Dog head terminal. Interestingly, all the detail is hand incised rather than molded. Made for wealthy young English tourists for whom visiting the ancient sites of Greece and Rome, The Grand Tour, was considered an important part of the “finishing” process which prepared them for adult life. A fine 200+ year old copy of an original valued in the high four figures if available.

Stock Number: FNS6809

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