water jug (jug (food service))

Circular water vessel made of brass and copper. The body is bulbous and the base is flat with three small hemispherical brass feet. The opening of the jug flares outward, and the lip is undecorated. The main body has a floral and geometric decoration in both copper and brass. A section of the body has been repaired with what is possibly lead solder.

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