• A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 176

    A SILVER-MOUNTED RAERAN SALTGLAZE STONEWARE TANKARD

    THE STONEWARE 16TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS IN THE MANNERIST STYLE AND WITH INDISTINCT MARKS

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A SILVER-MOUNTED RAERAN SALTGLAZE STONEWARE TANKARD
    THE STONEWARE 16TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS IN THE MANNERIST STYLE AND WITH INDISTINCT MARKS
    Of blubous form with loop handle at the shoulder, the body sprigged with a flower medallion, a silver hinged cover and wide collar repoussé with masks and strapwork added, the thumb rest as a mermaid with bifurcated tail, with silver footrim
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


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    The description in the printed catalogue should read:

    A SILVER-MOUNTED RAEREN SALTGLAZE STONEWARE TANKARD
    The stoneware 16th century, the mounts in the Mannerist style and with indistinct marks