6 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,500
A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED CYLINDRICAL TANKARD (WALZENKRUG)
LATE 18TH CENTURY, LESUM, THE CONTEMPORARY COVER DATED 1793
Painted with in a bright palette with a horn player between flowers and trees on a grassy mound between concentric manganese circles, the pweter cover with ball thumb-piece inset with a medallion of the Ascension above the name and date ·F·B·Schäffer 1793, the foot with a pewter rim
9¾ in. (24.4 cm.) high
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For similar trees on a tankard in the Altonaer Museum, Hamburg see Wolfgang Schwarze, op. cit., pl. 837.
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