Westerwald Stoneware Jug, GR Royal Monogram, Tall and Bulbous - Antique Associated At West Townsend

Westerwald Stoneware Jug, GR Royal Monogram, Tall and Bulbous

Molded Medallion “GR” (George Rex) [Georgius Rex, King George of England]

Westerwald Stoneware Jug, GR Royal Monogram, Tall and Bulbous

A bulbous salt glaze stoneware jug, the elaborate incised decoration brushed in cobalt, the turned (reeded) neck heightened in manganese purple. A central [elaborate] applied molded roundel displays initials “GR” beneath crown flanked with scrolling, beneath the royal cypher is winged cherubs’ head. The roundel enclosed within wreath.

Item Date: 18th Century

Measurement: Height: 10"

Material: Salt glazed stoneware, cobalt, and manganese

Item Condition: Handle restored

Reference: See Steinzeug, Kunstgewerbemuseum Der Stadt Koln, Koln 1986; page 345, plate 545.

Price: $2,950

SKU 1008-106

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