Bird drinking trough

The trough is complete. It is conical in shape. Its top is crowned by a conical head with a pointed top and an oval extension at the rear. The base is rounded and the bottom is wide, offering a broad support point; the center is sunken into a dome and bears a trace of glass pontil. The wall is pierced by a circular opening near its base, from which extends a horizontal tube with a domed end. The top of the tube features a rectangular opening with rounded corners, the edge of which is folded in on itself on the outside ; The decoration is in applied glass. The top of the trough is trimmed with a twisted glass mesh. Part of it has disappeared.

  • Accession Number 2018.10.807
  • Date 1820 c
  • Materials lead-free colorless glass from France
  • Measurements 18,9 x 1,864 cm
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  • Accession Number 2018.10.807
  • Date 1820 c
  • Materials lead-free colorless glass from France
  • Measurements 18,9 x 1,864 cm
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© Collection Pointe-à-Callière, Paul-Gaston L'Anglais fonds,2018.010.0807
Photo by René Bouchard

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