Lot of Five: Early Salt-Glazed German Stoneware Vessels, Raeren, Frechen, and Westerwald origins

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 272

Price Realized: $720.00

($600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Five Salt-Glazed Stoneware Vessels, Raeren, Frechen, and Westerwald, Germany origin, 16th to 18th centuries, a small Bellarmine jug with iron-oxide wash, probably Frechen, Germany; a flagon with iron wash, featuring a relief coat of arms and floral motifs, probably Frechen, Germany, 17th century; a small ovoid drinking jug with iron wash, probably Frechen, Germany, 16th or 17th century; an ovoid jug with ribbed handle, probably Raeren, Germany, 16th century; and an ovoid, cobalt-decorated jug with elaborate incised, impressed, and relief embellishments, Westerwald, Germany, 17th or 18th century. Bellarmine jug with restored handle, some restoration to spout, and restored cracks to left side. Iron-washed flagon broken and restored, including a filled and colored section to body. Small drinking jug with chips to base and shallow in-the-firing contact marks to handle. Larger, undecorated jug with base chips, chips to spout molding, wear to top of spout, wear and a few shallow chips to handle, exfoliation to glaze, and a 1 1/4" shallow, in-the-firing chip to reverse. Westerwald jug broken into pieces and restored. H (of smallest) 5" ; H (of tallest) 7".

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