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    Sale 5373

    Christie's Interiors

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 652

    A GERMAN FAYENCE BLUE-GROUND PEWTER-MOUNTED TANKARD

    CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN FAYENCE BLUE-GROUND PEWTER-MOUNTED TANKARD
    CIRCA 1770
    Enamelled in iron-red with a central vignette of Adam and Eve within a scroll cartouche, flanked by flowersprays, an indistinct inscription above, the hinged pewter cover embossed with the portrait of Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
    10½ in. (26.6 cm.) high incl.


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