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A PEWTER-MOUNTED GERMAN SALTGLAZED STONEWARE TANKARD AND COVER
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A PEWTER-MOUNTED GERMAN SALTGLAZED STONEWARE TANKARD AND COVER

17TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY COLOGNE

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A PEWTER-MOUNTED GERMAN SALTGLAZED STONEWARE TANKARD AND COVER
17TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY COLOGNE
The neck and shoulder moulded with a moustachioed and bearded mask, the body sprigged with rosette sprunts
7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high overall
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Lot Essay

For examples where the mask is modelled in a similar manner, see David Gaimster, German Stoneware: 1200-1900, London, 1997, p. 199, fig. 37 and p. 207, fig. 47.

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