London, South Kensington
7 - 8 July 2010
A GERMAN BROWN SALTGLAZE STONEWARE DATED ARMORIAL PEWTER-MOUNTED JUG AND A WESTERWALD CYLINDRICAL MUG
THE JUG 1600, THE MUG 1593
The jug dated 1600, with an oval medallion depicting the Pelican in her Piety; the blue glazed mug, with a half-length portrait of a gentleman, inscribed and dated 1593/·IAUIVS/BOSIVS·
The jug 9¾ in. (25 cm.) high overall (2)
The jug purchased by Frederick, 4th Earl Spencer 25 June 1855, from Samuel Willson for 10 /-.
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W.B. Honey, Catalogue of the Porcelain and Pottery both Oriental and European in the Collection of Earl Spencer at Althorp, 1937, no. 377
See David Gaimster, German Stoneware 1200-1900, London, 1997, p. 242, no. 95 for a similar armorial stoneware jug.
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