Lot 1063* - A198 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 01.00 PM

A BÖTTGER STONEWARE CYLINDRICAL TANKARD

Meissen, c. 1710-13.
Red stoneware with darkish horizontal veins. Wheel-polished. Of cylindrical form with moulded, domed cover and moulded, grooved foot band. The strap handle with side grooves and with ground depression at the base. The upper area of the interior polished. With silver-gilt mount and ball thumb-piece.
H 22.5 cm.

Minimal edge chips to the foot.

In the Meissen inventory from 3 August 1711, the entire product range of the factory was listed, including a large number of different Böttger stoneware tankards, such as "54 hohe glatte Bier Krüge (gebrannt)" (C. Boltz, KFS MB no. 96, 1982, p. 35).

Comparable works: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden SKD PE 2366 a,b; SKD PE 2361 a,b; Bayerisches Nationalmuseum München, formerly Staatl. Museen Berlin (R. Rückert 1966, no. 10); Hans Syz Collection, Smithsonian Institution (catalogue, 1979, cat. no.7); Arnhold Collection (M. Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 163); Sale Christies London, 22.5.2019, Lot 332.

CHF 18 000 / 22 000

€ 16 820 / 20 560