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Tankard

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The cylindrical tankard is decorated with a continuous scene depicting a man and a woman on horseback and a companion on foot, all of whom are seen from the back. The woman wears a plumed hat and a blue dress with red bows and yellow ribbons. The male rider wears an olive green coat and...

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Provenance

June 1964, purchased in London by Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German (Ansbach), about 1740

  • Artist Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

24.4 x 18.3 cm (9 5/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.606

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration and pewter mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware