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Ewer Attributed to Manuel Mafra



Heavily inspired the Renaissance artist Bernard Palissy (French, circa 1510-1590), the ceramicist Manuel Mafra (Portuguese, 1831-1905) created virtuosic sculptural works of art that debuted at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1867. Mafra was soon granted the Royal investiture of Portugal and was patronized by collectors around the world. This work glazed with copper and manganese, shows various large and small creatures covering the surface of the ewer.


  • Attributed to
    Manuel Mafra 1 (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Diameter: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1885
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Salt Lake City, UT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU100171853792

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