A Faience Tankard - Nuremberg, Mid-18Th Century

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Artwork: A Faience Tankard - Nuremberg, Mid-18Th Century
Size: height: 22 cm
Medium: Faience. Pewter cover and base with Nuremberg hallmark.
Marks: Base inscribed H. G. 9307 and 149
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
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Provenance: Igo Levi Collection, Lucerne. Weinmuller Auction 81, 12 April 1962, lot number 151, plate88

Neumeister Munich

Date: 2019-10-22
Lot Number: 12
Notes: Ear-shaped handle reinforced with pewter. Polychrome decoration on yellow ground: the front with an oval cartouche enclosing a baroque scene with a view onto a garden, also featuring a winged heart into which a hand emerging from the clouds pours a liquid from a jug beneath the motto 'Patere Ut Potiare Petito'. Handle restored.