Ewer (Primary Title)
Though constructed well after the defeat of the last Moorish king in Spain by Catholic monarchs in 1492, this elaborately inlaid ewer and basin are engraved with strapwork motifs reminiscent of earlier Islamic-style deocration.
This object is featured in the museum's "Jamestown & Beyond: Life in 1607" educational resource available on our website: vmfa.museum/learn
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