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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 206

    A FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED BALUSTER TANKARD

    MID 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY AUSTRIAN, GMUNDEN, MANGANESE MM MARK

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    A FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED BALUSTER TANKARD
    MID 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY AUSTRIAN, GMUNDEN, MANGANESE MM MARK
    Painted in shades of manganese, blue and green with Madonna and child, in a quatrefoil panel between roundels of flowers and leaves, the manganese ground reserved with scrolling acathus between diaper pattern bands, the hinged pewter cover with ball thumb-piece, engraved with the initials ·F·X·M·, the foot with a pewter im
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high


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