A rare handpainted Majorlica or Faiance tankard, depicting a landscape with a mill, polychrome, Hannoversch-Munden, Germany, later 18th. century AD.
Tankards this massive with such nice painting from this period are rare!
Size: Approx 20 cm. tall and 20 cm. wide across the handle - s a really massive mug that could have contained at least a liter.
Condition: Choice for the early type, intact and unrepaired but with two chips to the rim with corresponding hairlines
Very impressive and attractive in hand and with glossy glaze.
Provenance: The Estate of Carl-Johan Hummeltoft (1958-2020), Birkerød, Denmark. Carl-Johan was a vivid collector and among other areas, he held an impressive collection of early European pottery and metal items.