Tankard

ca. 1680 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Stoneware tankard (Birnkrug) with pewter mount. Carved vertical diaper (Kerbschnitt) with stamped rosettes and leaf decoration, applied cherubs' heads and berry prunts. Painted in red, white and blue enamels and gilded.


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Brief Description
Stoneware tankard with pewter mount, painted in coloured enamels and gilded,German, Freiberg, ca. 1680.
Physical Description
Stoneware tankard (Birnkrug) with pewter mount. Carved vertical diaper (Kerbschnitt) with stamped rosettes and leaf decoration, applied cherubs' heads and berry prunts. Painted in red, white and blue enamels and gilded.
Dimensions
  • Height: 20.8cm
Collection
Accession Number
1937-1855

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record createdJanuary 24, 2003
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