London, South Kensington
6 November 2007
A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME PEWTER-MOUNTED CYLINDRICAL TANKARD (WALZENKRUG)
MID 18TH CENTURY, GÖGGINGEN, SCRIPT JH MONOGRAM BELOW STAR MARK FOR JOSEPH HONCKHL
Painted in a subdued grand feu palette with stylised peony, prunus and chrysanthemum, the hinged pewter cover with ball thumbpice, elaborately engraved with a coat of arms with initials below the date 1750 (?) above laurel branches, the rim and footrim with pewter bands
9 in. (22.8 cm.) high
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