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Large 18th. cent. German Guild pewter Tankard - dated 1751!

Large 18th. cent. German Guild pewter Tankard - dated 1751!


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Pewter: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1491363
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A massive and exceptional German Pewter tankard, Manifactured 1751 and dated 1765 on the front.

Profusely decorated over the entire surface with deeply incised beautiful baroque text: 'ANNO 1765
DER ZEIT BEISITZER
XAVARIUS SCHOLTZ
MARTIN ARGELL
ALT GESSEL EN
JOSEPH STINDL - JOHANNES WITRA VOR GEHER
MATHIAS MAYER JOHANNES KYSLING'

The lid also engraved with a guilds symbol within wreath. With German or Austrian Pewtermarks of a horse / Lilly, the date 1751 and a G in the lid - see images.

Such high quality tankard from this period is very rare!

Height: 26,5 cm.

Condition: Good very fine for the early type, with no visible repairs and fine metal, choice patina.

Provenance: Private Collection of Bjørn De Roepstorff, an important Danish castle / mansion collection of Early European Pewter.