Schroder, Timothy, ed. The Gilbert Collection at the V&A. London (V&A Publishing) 2009, p. 28, plate 12. ISBN9781851775934
Chapman, Martin. The Gilbert Collection of Gold and Silver. Recent Acquisitions 2. Los Angeles (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) 1991, cat. no. V.
Gold pear-shaped ewer embossed with grid patterns. Raised from a sheet of gold, embossed with grid patterns separated by ribs, with the handle applied separately. The bottom is decorated with a swastika, an ancient symbol of good fortune. (Chapman, addendum, 1991)
Sir Arthur Gilbert and his wife Rosalinde formed one of the world's great decorative art collections, including silver, mosaics, enamelled portrait miniatures and gold boxes. Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in 1996.