Antique 18th century 1775 ,German Hanau blue and white Armorial Jug
(Enghalskrug) with a plaited handle, a horizontally ribbed neck with a
baluster body with an elaborate Coat-of-Arms incorporating three
armorial oval shields surmounted by a winged head of an angle wearing
a Bishop's Mitre flanked with the Initials: “FF” “EA”, where the
Coat-of-Arms is surrounded by tied palmettes with the date 1775
beneath. The jug is signed on the bottom with a black painted “W “.
REFERENCES: Gamle Tyske Fajanser, exhibition catalogue,
Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo, 1932, cat.no.28. Another similar Hanau
Armorial Enghalskrug is published in the "Miller's Antiques Price
Guide 2008” Page 221 at a price of £ 3,250-4000.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 31 cm (12 1/4
Condition: Two chips on the rim of the opening and chipped on
the foot, no repairs or restorations.