Pestelli

Acquamanile

$7,580

DESCRIPTION

This masterfully-executed silver ewer was handcrafted by Pestelli using the traditional lost-wax casting technique. These objects, called "acquamanile", were used in the Middle Ages as water containers to be used specifically for washing hands. For this one-off piece, Pestelli chose a typical medieval design depicting a noble lion whose mouth gives way to the protruding spout.

DETAILS & DIMENSIONS

• Material: Sterling Silver
• Dimensions (in): W 7.02 x D 2.73 x H 8.97
• Dimensions (cm): W 18 x D 7 x H 23
• Handmade in Italy

DELIVERY & RETURNS

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Pestelli

Tuscany, Italy
Silversmith

Tommaso Pestelli represents the last generation of a silversmith family whose expertise goes back to 1908, when Edoardo Pestelli opened the first atelier. Their silverware is among the most renowned in Florence and, in…

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