2 December 1997
A PEWTER-MOUNTED SERPENTINE MARBLE TANKARD
German, late 17th or early 18th century
Indistinctly inscribed on the underside '14...'.
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high
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Very similar serpentine tankards and vessels are illustrated in W. Dexel, Das Hausgerät Mitteleuropas, Berlin, 1973, figs. 603a-c, 604, pp. 303-4.
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