Rare and Fine Westerwald Stoneware Jug, Dated 1687

July 17, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 174

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 17, 2010 Auction Catalog

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Fine and Rare Westerwald Stoneware Jug with Applied Decoration, German Origin, Dated 1687, bulbous jug with tooled bands at shoulder and base, the body decorated with an incised plant ending in applied manganese-highlighted flowers. A large applied medallion extending from a central stem features the coat of arms of the Counts of Wied of Grenzhausen, along with the date "1687". Surrounding areas on body highlighted in bold, vibrant cobalt slip. A skillfully-crafted and historically-important example of Westerwald stoneware. Near mint condition with a smooth 3/4" chip on underside, which may have occurred in the making. Approximately 1 1/2" x 3/8" professionally restored section to rim on right side of jug. Minor restoration to edge of handle. H 5 3/4".


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