Westerwald Stoneware Tankard With Bird Decoration, Pewter cover dated 1736.



Westerwald Stoneware Tankard With Bird Decoration,
Pewter cover dated 1736.

 

The striking cylindrical stoneware tankard with blue ground and incised scrolling leaf decoration and a band of dramatic stylized birds around the centre. Encircling the border and above the foot is a series of designs appearing like fish scales.

The pewter cover with three stamped marks- one with anchor and date 1736 across the center and laurel leaf band below. An "S" is visible too above. The second mark shows a standing bear with objects in its paws. The outside of the cover has the initialsF.M.S & the number 3 below.

 



Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1736-50.
Origin Germany
Artist/Maker
Measurements Height to top of tankard: 7 1/2 inches x 6 1/2 inches across handle x 4 1/2 inches diameter.
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://vandekar.com
Price 2000
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or  info@vandekar.com

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