Tankard

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Object Name: 
Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.7.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H (max): 18 cm, W (max): 17.4 cm, D: 13.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1686
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Brown salt-glazed stoneware; turned, molded, enameled. Squat, cylindrical shape; tapered rim with molded ring below, enameled yellow; blue and white "ropework" enameled bands on either side of a wide band of vertical faceting, enameled blue, yellow, and white in vertical rows; molded, enameled, raised coat of arms displaying a red bull's head on a blue shield; the coat of arms displayed against a light green background, within a frame of bundled yellow foliage, with stylized red flowers at the top and bottom of the frame; band of white lines spaced with sets of three red dots above the sloping foot; band of enameled red and blue tulips interspersed with a wavy green vine, and white- enameled, relief-molded inscription "W : B : V : K : 1 6 8 6", the date incised, and the floral band enameled over gouged decoration; slightly concave base, inscribed in faded brown ink "18143./B n E [?] M"; square paper label (the remains of a printed leather collection label) impressed "EDWIN J./ BEINECKE/ COLLECTION" and an illegible number; applied loop handle with incised herringbone band, enameled blue, white, and yellow; domed pewter cover hinged to the handle, with wriggle-work bands; inset pewter medal in the center, with rabbits, deer, an elephant, and a boar in landscape, with a stag leaping from high rocks at the right, inscribed around the top "AUF GRUNEN WALD ...ENTHALT"; ribbed ball thumb-piece.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
1957
Steins and Related Drinking Vessels
Venue(s)
Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics 1996-05-23 through 1996-11-17
Creussener Steinzeug (1980) illustrated, pp. 109, 280, fig. 59, ill. p. 109; BIB# 22016