Two German Westerwald tankards, one with views of Cologne, the other portraits of Maximillian
Lot 29
Two Westerwald pewter-mounted stoneware tankards first quarter 18th century
Sold for £540 (US$ 907) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Two Westerwald pewter-mounted stoneware tankards
first quarter 18th century
The first with relief panels depicting a town between diamond borders, the second with a band of circular portraits and the arms of Bavaria between diamond borders, the pewter covers with shell thumb-pieces, 18.2cm high (one with minor chips) (2)

Footnotes

  • One of the portraits is of Maximillian II Elector of Bavaria (1662-1726).
    Similar Westerwald stoneware tankards were sold in these rooms in The Sampson and Horne collection, 28 April 2010, lots 35-37
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  1. Nette Megens
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