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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED BALUSTER JUG (BIRNKRUG)

    CIRCA 1750, NUREMBERG, PAINTED BLUE MARK OF THE ALCHEMICAL SYMBOL FOR IRON

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    A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED BALUSTER JUG (BIRNKRUG)
    CIRCA 1750, NUREMBERG, PAINTED BLUE MARK OF THE ALCHEMICAL SYMBOL FOR IRON
    Painted in grand feu palette with a bird among grasses and sponged trees between concentric lines, the hinged pewter cover with acorn thumb-piece, engraved with the initials M.O.,
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high


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