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MEDIEVAL EWER

Medieval cast copper alloy zoomorphic ewer spout. The spout dates from the 15th to 17th centuries, and is likely to be of Flemish or German origin. The front of the spout is in the form of an animal's head, possibly a dog's, with sub-rectangular ears and a snout. A pipe extends from the animal's open mouth, through which liquid would have flowed. The rear of the spout is undecorated and slopes dow…