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Tankard

Tankard

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with applied moulded decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4765-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tankard (Schnelle) of buff-coloured stoneware, with applied moulded decoration, coloured blue. The decoration consists of standing figures of Jason (?), Venus with Cupid, and Hannibal, the last two inscribed respectively 'D. VENUS, 1566' and 'HANIBAL R. CARTHA-1566.' Under each figure is a shield with the arms of the Empire. The figures are in narrow vertical panels, rounded at the top. The upper and lower portions of the tankard are decorated with mouldings.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with applied moulded decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'D. VENUS, 1566' and 'HANIBAL R. CARTHA-1566'
Inscription

Dimensions

Height: 23.8 cm

Descriptive line

Tankard (Schnelle), stoneware with applied moulded decoration, made in Germany, 19th century

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Applied work

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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