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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 182

    A GERMAN FAYENCE COLD-DECORATED PEWTER-MOUNTED JUG (BIRNKRUG)

    MID 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SCHREZHEIM

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN FAYENCE COLD-DECORATED PEWTER-MOUNTED JUG (BIRNKRUG)
    MID 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SCHREZHEIM
    The oviform body painted in iron-red, gilt and black with a bird perched on a twig between flowering trees below a dentil pattern band, the hinged pewter cover with a ball thumb-piece, inset with a scene of lovers, the footrim with pewter mount
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm. high


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