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CSW158 - Click to enlarge


CSW158 - Click to enlarge


CSW158 - Click to enlarge


CSW158 - Click to enlarge

 

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Reference: CSW158

18th-century Westerwald tankard with initials GR

Period: George II

Origin: Westerwald

Date: c.1730


Large saltglaze tankard featuring the crowned initials GR for King George II and made for the British market. The central medallion including detailed crown above the intials and a winged cherub-head below, framed by a blue petalled border with stylised scrolls to the sides. The neck with manganese reeding.

The rear is inscribed "" to indicate capacity.


Fabric: Salt-glazed stoneware

Size: Height 23 cm / 9 inches

Condition: Handle missing, hairline firing crack to base.

Price:
£225.00

 

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Comments:
An exceptional example. Jugs of this type are rare but most are much smaller and have only the bare initials; here they are crowned.


Provenance:
Surrey estate, acquired in the 1980s.


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