Westerwald Stoneware Jug, GR Royal Monogram, Tall and Very Bulbous

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

Westerwald Stoneware Jug, GR Royal Monogram, Tall and Very Bulbous

An ovoid salt glaze stoneware jug, the elaborate incised floral and leafy decoration brushed in cobalt, the turned (reeded) neck heightened in manganese purple. A central [elaborate] applied molded roundel displays initials “GR” beneath crown flanked by birds, 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: Restoration to lip chips, mostly interior

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

Date Added: March 26, 2023

Price: $2,250

SKU 1008-107

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