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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Bronze ewer

Period:
Medieval
Description:
Sometimes known as aquamaniles, tripod ewers contained liquids, and were often used for pouring scented water over the hands after meals.
Materials/Media:
metal, bronze
Dimensions:
height 225mm, (spout) length 115mm, (legs) length 60mm, (rim) diameter 68mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1974.76.1
Digital Number:
DMBZ004n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council