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Covered Tankard

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The brown stoneware tankard was thrown and is cylindrical in shape, with turned moldings at the rim and foot. The scroll handle is molded in two pieces with a ribbed spine. The cover is in the form of a stepped, flattened dome. The body of the tankard is decorated with wheel-cut vertical bands...

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Inscription

unmarked

Provenance

By 1980, Rita and Frits Markus, Chatham, MA and New York, NY; 1980, gift of Rita and Frits Markus. (Accession date: January 14, 1981)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1712–13

Dimensions

Overall: 20cm (7 7/8in.) Other (at base): 12.4cm (4 7/8in.) Other (Without cover): 19.1cm (7 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1980.613

Medium or Technique

Red stoneware, gilded-silver mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware