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Tankard

Tankard

  • Place of origin:

    Friedberg (made)

  • Date:

    about 1754 to 1768 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration and pewter mounts

  • Credit Line:

    Bought with the assistance of the Lane Memorial Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.232-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 50, shelf 4

Physical description

Cylindrical; loop handle. Painted with a man and woman with a running hare in a landscape, inscribed below: Laufs wild bräth immer hin nach dem frag ich nicht vill: ich hab schon was mich freüd: und was ich haben will. Pewter foot, and inscribed lid.

Place of Origin

Friedberg (made)

Date

about 1754 to 1768 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration and pewter mounts

Marks and inscriptions

Laufs wild bräth immer hin nach dem frag ich nicht vill: ich hab schon was mich freüd: und was ich haben will.
'I don't ask for the running hare, anyway I already have what makes me happy and what I want to have!'
Painted on tnakard

'CB' under a crown
For Chur-Bayern
in blue

1778 / 3 [within a heart] / K TS [in monogram] with doves on each side of the heart, all between two branches of bay
inscribed on pewter lid

Dimensions

Diameter: 4 in taken from Register, Height: 7 1/4 in taken from Register

Object history note

Originally thought to date to about 1775.
Bought from Cecil N. Spero, London.

Descriptive line

Tankard of earthenware covered with a tin glaze, painted in blue and mounted in pewter. German, Friedberg, about 1754 to 1768. The pewter lid dated 1778.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Strauss, K., 'Seltene...', Keramos, Dec. 1974
Adelheid Roline-Unger and Hela Schandelmaier, 250 Jahre Friedberger Fayencen (1754-1768), Schloss Friedberg, 2004-5

Labels and date

Tankard with pewter lid
Made in Friedberg, Germany about 1775
Mark: 'CB' (for Chur-Bayern) under a crown, in blue
Inscription: I don't ask for the running hare, anyway I already have what makes me happy and what I want to have!
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.232-1934

Pewter lid dated 1778. [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Pewter lid dated 1778.

Materials

Earthenware; Pewter; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Hare

Categories

Ceramics; Faience; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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