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Bellarmine

Brown stoneware; globular body tapering at base and neck, short handle; band of leaf decorated silver around neck extends on handle to support hinge of high-domed cover, narrow notched band of silver around base. Cracked on side. Relief medallion of coat-of-arms (?) below mask on front.

Provenance

By 1916, Frank Gair Macomber; 1933, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Jug

German, 17th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

33.634

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Collages