Large German Stoneware Bellarmine / Beardman Jug, 16th or 17th century

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 395

Price Realized: $600.00

($500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 2 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

Summer 2021 Auction Catalog

◀︎ Back to Catalog


Large-Sized Stoneware Bellarmine Jug, probably Frechen, Germany, 16th or 17th century, highly-ovoid jug with tall spout and tooled mouth, featuring a molded and applied design of a bearded man's face on the spout and a medallion with crown above a flower on the front. Surfaced dipped in iron slip and covered in a salt glaze. Base of handle with four impressed fingerprints. Shallow chipping to base. A minor chip to bottom edge of spout. A 5/8" surface chip to reverse. Crazing to base area. H 13 1/2".

©2023 Crocker Farm, Inc. | | (410) 472-2016