Vintage Reproduction of a Roman Trulla. Made by Gorham For Horizon. Silverplated. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ~1960s.
“This ‘trulla’ (ladle or pitcher) is copied from a highly unusual piece of Roman silver from the republican period. The original, now owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, has no parallels in other Roman art objects and utensils; nor has it any known antecedents in Greek vase shapes.
It was part of a set of ancient silver said to have been ‘found’ near Tivoli by persons unknown, toward the end of the 19th century. ” The Association of Small Collectors of Antique Silver
I enjoy the twist that this is both vintage and a reproduction of something very old.
Status: Dig out old cookbook of Roman recipes and find something to ladle out of this.
Kill-ratio: 14:2 / 7:1
Alt-title: Untitled Object No. 348 For Drinking From The Well of Past Feasts