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Redware, glazed and with gold in raised ornament. Lion masks on sides, band of pointed leaves with flowers between below line of quatrefoils on surbase. Sprays of flowers on front & back. Pendent bell-flowers below moulding on lip. Rim chipped, crack in base.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

German, 1710–15

Object Place

Meissen, Germany


26.03 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glazed brown stoneware with gilded decoration




Ceramics, Pottery