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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 244

    A GERMAN FAYENCE PEWTER-MOUNTED CYLINDRICAL TANKARD (WALZENKRUG)

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY, NUREMBERG, PAINTED BLUE MARKS OF THE ALCHEMICAL SYMBOLS FOR TIN AND IRON

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    A GERMAN FAYENCE PEWTER-MOUNTED CYLINDRICAL TANKARD (WALZENKRUG)
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY, NUREMBERG, PAINTED BLUE MARKS OF THE ALCHEMICAL SYMBOLS FOR TIN AND IRON
    Painted in shades of blue with the Madonna and child, within a lozenge-shaped cartouche below scrolling leaf bands and pendant flowers between landscape roundels, on a plae blue ground, the hinged pewter cover with ball thumb-piece engraved with the initials ·F·K·, the foot with a pewter rim
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high


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