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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 241

    A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED CYLINDRICAL TANKARD (WALZENKRUG)

    CIRCA 1780, FLÖRSHEIM

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED CYLINDRICAL TANKARD (WALZENKRUG)
    CIRCA 1780, FLÖRSHEIM
    Painted in grand feu palette with the Madonna of the Immaculate conception, holding a frond of lilies, standing on a globe encircled by a serpent, between flower-sprays and scattered sprigs, the hinged pewter cover with a shell thumb-piece, the foot with a pewter rim
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high


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    The same subject derived from the same graphic source occurs on the Walzenkrug illustrated by Karl Schafft, Flörsheimer Fayencen (Darmstadt, 1977), fig. 159b.

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