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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 244

    A large Westerwald stoneware armorial jug

    CIRCA 1596

    Price Realised  

    A large Westerwald stoneware armorial jug
    Circa 1596
    The grey ground dashed in blue, the slightly conical body centred by a crowned coat-of-arms within a medallion inscribed and dated ...ANNO 1596..., flanked by rampant lions on an incised scrolling ground, the stepped bulbous body with wave pattern below a beared mascaroon (Bartmann) at the spout, applied with short strap handle, minor chips
    38.8 cm. high


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    For a similar jug with a different coat-of-arms, see E. Klinge, Deutsches Steinzeug der Renaissance- und Barokzeit, Hetjens Museum, 1979, p.59, nr.100

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the date should read 19th Century and not circa 1596 as stated in the printed catalogue.