German Stoneware Jug

German Stoneware Jug

Germany, c. 1675.
A massive, pear-shaped Westerwald jug with pewter lid. Effusively decorated with hearts and tendrils with three different flowers.
In fine condition, with small firing fault on one side of body.
15” h. 

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Westerwald Tankard

Westerwald Tankard

Germany, 1667.
A fine 17th c. Westerwald tankard dated 1667. Decorated in blue and manganese, the central frieze depicts merrymaking musicians and dancers, the upper and lower bands  hearts and diamonds.
Pewter lid with a later inscription “Michael Polle 1707”. 
In mint condition.
9 1/2” h. 


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Goffering Iron and Stand

GOFFERING IRON AND STAND

English, 18th c.
An elegant, beautifully turned 18th c. Queen Anne steel goffering stand with iron.
Iron appears to be period but possibly not original to stand.
13 1/2” l. x 9” h.
For a closely related iron, cf. J. Seymour Lindsay, Iron and Brass Implements of the English House, fig. 194. 

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17th C. Dated German Stoneware Bottle

17th C. Dated German Stoneware Bottle

Grenzhausen, Germany, 1680. 
A very fine blue and grey stoneware bottle with armorial panels dated "1680."
7 1/2" h. to top of pewter lid, 9 1/2" h. to top of handle.
In excellent condition.


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For a nearly identical bottle, cf. German Stoneware: A Catalogue of the Frank Thomas Collection of German Stoneware, vol. 1, note 57, and vol. 2, fig. 57.