A very rare silver-mounted Meissen Böttger stoneware tankard and cover, circa 1710-13
Lot 1*
A very rare silver-mounted Meissen Böttger stoneware tankard and cover, circa 1710-13
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 34,000 - 50,000
Lot Details
A very rare silver-mounted Meissen Böttger stoneware tankard and cover, circa 1710-13
With a strap handle, covered inside and out in a deep black glaze, the tankard wheel-cut through the glaze with a coat of arms, the cover similarly decorated with a spider in a web, enclosed by a foliate wreath, the silver mounts with marks for Dresden and Paulus Betecke (master 1692), 22cm high (the silver floral thumbpiece a later replacement)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 2

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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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