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Tankard

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The thrown tankard is cylindrical, with turned moldings at the rim and above the foot. The ear-shaped strap handle is attached at the rim, where a small square of clay was added and pierced through to receive the mount for the cover, now lacking. The exterior of the tankard, including the...

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Marks

(1) on base, in ink (?): traces of No 32 (?)

Provenance

By 1959, Felix Kramarsky, New Rochelle, N.Y.; January, 7-10, 1959, sold from the collection of Felix Kramarsky at Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 681. Rita and Frits Markus, Chatham, MA and New York, NY; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus. (Accession date: January 18, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1710–15

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 16.6 x 14.3cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/8in.) Other (at base): 11.8cm (4 5/8in.)

Accession Number

1983.607

Medium or Technique

Brown-glazed Böttger stoneware decorated in lacquer colors and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery