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Curved steamed body, 4-sided, heavy moulding below long contracted neck. Flattened domed cover. On 4 claw-ball feet. Curved spout flat at back, with animal's head tip. Angular wooden handle. Cast parrot on ball, finial screwed to cover. Bands of floral repousse at base, above and below...

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mark of Lisbon, Portugal On bottom: crowned L in oval, IIAR in shaped punch.


1941, gift of Miss Ellen Graves, Mrs. Samuel L. Cabot, and Mrs. Roger Ernst to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1941)

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Gift of Miss Ellen Graves, Mrs. Samuel Cabot and Mrs. Roger Ernst in memory of their father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves

Portuguese (Lisbon), 19th century, about 1825–50

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29.5 x 26.7 x 12.8 cm (11 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.)

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Metal; silver, wooden handle