6 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 400
A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME NAMED AND DATED PEWTER-MOUNTED CYLINDRICAL TANKARD (WALZENKRUG)
1759, THE PEWTER STAMPED TO THE INSIDE OF THE COVER
Named and dated in gothic script Andreas/Seigel/Anno.1759, within a floral cartouche painted in a vivid grand feu palette, the hinged pewter cover with ball thumb-piece, the foot with a pewter rim
9 in. (22.9 cm.) high
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There seems to be nothing comparable to this finely decorated piece in the literature.
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