• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5996

    Christie's Interiors - Masters and Makers

    30 November 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A RHEINISH SALT-GLAZED 'TIGERWARE' JUG WITH SILVER MOUNTS

    LATE 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RHEINISH SALT-GLAZED 'TIGERWARE' JUG WITH SILVER MOUNTS
    LATE 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    Of globular form with short cylindrical neck and loop handle, covered in a lustrous mottled brown glaze, the silver collar engraved with various birds including a dove, eagle and peacock amongst flowering branches, with the initials 'LF' over 'SF', the top part of the handle fitted with a thumb-rest engraved with a stylised leaf
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the additional provenance for this lot: Ceramics from The Rous Lench Collection, Christie's, 29 and 30 May 1990, Lot 195