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Jug

Gray stoneware; globular body with tall cylindrical neck and wide base; engraved silver plaque on handle supports hinge for low-domed silver cover which has Dutch import stamp and others inside. Honey-comb/lattice surface on body and neck with moulding around top and base.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

German (Siegburg), Probably 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

33.631

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware