Incised stoneware jug with cobalt glaze.
This salt-glazed gray globular jug with a handle, cylindrical neck and concentric rilling bears the initial, "GR", for George Rex. (King George I, 1660-1729).
This jug can be dated c. 1710-1720.
Jugs and other ware from Westerwald made before 1700 are quite rare - at that time, befor ...click for details
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