An choice example of a 17th. century German stoneware “Bartmann Jug” with brownish salt glace, Frechen or Cologne, c. 1600-1650.
As an early type of these jugs this jug has the wonderful grotesque bearded mask applied in relief of better style than the later specimens. This specimen also has applied heraldic medallions, making it possib ...click for details
A very rare and early German Westerwald stoneware jug, dating 1670-1690.
This jug is superbly made with an array of fine handmade details, scrollwork and a face or head near the neck. The globular body and neck all decorated in cobalt blue glaze on grey pottery.
Jugs and other ware from Westerwald made before 1700 are quite rare - at ...click for details