Two "GR" Jugs and a Friend

L to R:

A large German stoneware "GR" jug in fine condition, made for the English market. Westerwald, c. 1720-30. 10" h. 
$ 1750.

Small German stoneware "GR" mug in fine condition, made for the English market. Westerwald, c. 1760.
$ 875.

Diminutive German stoneware jug, c. 1550. 3 1/4" h. 
$ 475.

The Chase

Rare 17th c. Westerwald jug with the most unusual decoration of a dog chasing a boar chasing a deer.
Original pewter lid.
7 ½” h. (finial); 6 ½” h. (body).

SOLD.

Westerwald Jugs

Left:
Westerwald, Germany, last quarter 17th c.
A large and impressive bulbous stoneware jug with flowers and vine decoration in excellent condition. 10 1/2” h. 

$ 2200.

For related pieces, cf. Unger, Die Kunst des deutschen Steinzugs, p. 181, fig. 147.

Right:
Westerwald, Germany, last quarter 17th c. 
Charming small bulbous jug with applied rosettes.
5” h. (stoneware), 6” h. to top of thumb piece. Two small hairlines to neck.

$ 750.

For related piece, cf. German Stoneware: A Catalogue of the Frank Thomas Collection of German Stoneware, fig, 219.

Rare Raeren

Raeren, Germany, c. 1580.
A very fine 16th c. German stoneware jug with a large frieze depicting soldiers.
In fine condition with minor loss to bottom of pewter soap.
11 1/4” h.
 

$ 5500.

For related pieces, cf. Unger, Die Kunst des deutschen Steinzugs, p. 135, fig 106.

Rhenish Stoneware Jug

Raeren, Germany, c. 1585-1600.
A beautifully shaped and detailed jug with unusually fine face mask in fine condition.
Small chip with hairline on underside of jug; 1/2” chip to rim of foot; evidence of lid now missing.
8 1/4” h. 
For related pieces, cf. Klinge, Duits steengoed, German Stoneware, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, pp. 24-7.


$ 3200.