A GERMAN BROWN SALTLGAZE STONEWARE DATED JUG
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A GERMAN BROWN SALTLGAZE STONEWARE DATED JUG

1583, PROBABLY RAEREN

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A GERMAN BROWN SALTLGAZE STONEWARE DATED JUG
1583, PROBABLY RAEREN
Moulded with dancing peasants below an inscription, between gadrooned section, the cylindrical neck moulded with portrait busts in profile to the left and right within oval panels
22 cm. high
Provenance
With Peter Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut.
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'' ! '' Lots Imported from outside the EU. The buyer's premium is 48.75% incl. VAT over the first €20,000, plus 42.8% incl. VAT of the hammer price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 33.28% incl. VAT of any amount in excess of 800.000.

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Lot Essay

The groups of revelling couples on the present jug are inspired by a series of prints, 'The Peasant Festival', Das Bauernfest, by Siebold Bayham, published in Nuremberg 1546/7. See David Gaimster, German Stoneware, 1200-1900, Archaeology and Cultural History, London, 1997, pp. 238-240, no. 92 for a jug from 1576 with related scenes.

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