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The jug has a globular body from which a slightly flaring, horizontally ribbed neck rises to a wider circular mouth with a pinched spout. The handle is braided from a central rib; the braiding bifurcates at the juncture with the body. The body rests on a flared foot. The ground color of the...

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Marks

(1) on unglazed base: monogram BLT (?) and date 1696 (2) on silver finial leaf, struck: lozenge-shaped stamp enclosing ZII (3) on silver foot rim, struck: lozenge-shaped stamp enclosing ZII (4) on silver lid flange, struck: maker's mark I H flanking three leaves, in circle (5) on silver foot rim, struck: maker's mark I H flanking three leaves, in circle

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, 1696

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

29 x 15.7 cm (11 7/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.612

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware decorated in cobalt and manganese, with silver mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware