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    Sale 5355

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    20 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 183

    A GERMAN FAYENCE BLUE AND WHITE PEWTER-MOUNTED JUG (ENGELHALSKRUG)

    CIRCA 1720, NUREMBERG

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    A GERMAN FAYENCE BLUE AND WHITE PEWTER-MOUNTED JUG (ENGELHALSKRUG)
    CIRCA 1720, NUREMBERG
    Spirally-fluted, with ribbed neck and rope-twist handle, painted with birds above an urn issuing fruit, between roundels of peacocks edged with leaves, on a ground of trailing foliage between circles, the neck with flowers and foliage, the hinged cover with ball thumb-piece, incised with the initials ·I·C·R·
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) high


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    Cf. August Stoehr, Deutsche Fayencen und Deutsches Steingul (Berlin, 1920), fig. 85

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