Westerwald Stoneware, Salt Glazed, Birnbauchkrug, Pear Shape Jug
Germany, Dated 1697
Applied and scratched decoration, octagonal medallion with Imperial eagle and date “1697” carefully brushed in cobalt; pewter mounted. See, Steinzeug, Kunstgewerbe museum, page 342, numbers 538 and 539. (Pewter lid shows minor restoration and imperfections that do not distract, all else fine and original. Height: 12”)
Westerwald Stoneware Salt Glazed Tankard, Outstanding, Massive, Dogs Chasing Game
Germany, Circa 1700
Rare Size and Quality…Commands Attention
Five bands of repeated molded ornamentation brushed in cobalt, pewter mounted - SOLD
(The height without pewter lid is approximately 10 3/8”, diameter of base: 6”. The pewter lid appears to be original, has a very old repair)
Westerwald Stoneware Salt Glaze Kugelbachkanne, Ball Pitcher, Dated 1694
Gray stoneware brushed in deep cobalt and mangnese, 14.5, Outstanding, Rare! "!
Applied and incised decoration, ribbed strap handle. Roundels show Louis the Great king of France and Navarra (Pamplona Spain) and Marie Therese Queen of France.
See, Steinzeug, Kunstgewerbemuseum, page 354, number 570.
(Minor and small fill to cobalt, else fine and original)
Westerwald Bottle, Square Body
Kruke, Pewter Mounted Jar
Germany, circa 1730-1750 - SOLD
Salt glazed stoneware, square body, rounded shoulder, narrow screw threaded neck
retaining original pewter ringed cap. Incised with stylized flowers and other devices
brushed in rich cobalt. Excellent original condition except a large chip to top of screw
thread. (Height: 10”)
Raeren Brown Salt Glazed Stoneware
Lidded Baluster Jug, Peasant Scenes
Germany, Late 16th Century…
The applied body frieze is illegibly dated 156?
Waist with arcaded frieze molded with the
“Peasants Wedding” dancing
Strap handle and turned base, domed pewter lid, shell-form thumbpiece; the relief frieze
applied around the neck centered by concentric rings; impressed ornamentation on
shoulder. The frieze applied around the body features six pair of dancers and a pair of
musicians; beneath this panel is impressed ornamentation. This example remains in
excellent condition; shallow dent to lid and one very small chip near bottom.
(Excellent original condition; height: 11")
Westerwald Salt Glaze Stoneware Krug,
Germany, circa 1700
Bulbous globular shape [Kugelbauch… ball belly] with applied molded private seal
displaying horses, scrolls centering leafy devices, an urn issuing foliage and a shield.
Kerbschnitt [notch cut sides] brushed in rich shiny dark blue cobalt. Fine original
condition with only a short tight glaze hairline to underside of base.
(Overall height including lid: 10”, jug alone: 8.8”)
Westerwald Salt Glazed Pewter Mounted Tankard, Humpen with Portraits
Germany, circa 1700 – 1740, Lid Inscribed “AG/16”
Blue and gray, crisp molding, fine original condition
For a similar form, same period, see, Steinzeug, Kunstgewerbemuseum Der Stadt Koln, Koln 1986; page 364, plate 598. (Height: 7")
Antique Stoneware, Brown, Salt Glazed Jug, Pewter Mounted
Dreihausen, Germany, circa 1750
Typically, tall and elegant featuring concentric incised rings and finely combed decoration. (Fine original condition: Height: 11.5": overall height: 12.75")
See pages 162 and 163 of Early Stoneware Steins from the Les Paul Collection, number 64.
Westerwald Stoneware Salt Glazed, Weihwasserbecken, Holy Water Font,
Circa 1720 to 1740; brushed in cobalt - SOLD
See, Steinzeug, Kunstgewerbemuseum, page 419, numbers 772, 773, 774
(Fine original condition; 5.5 by 2.5 by 2.5")
Outstanding Westerwald Pottery Steinzeug Krug, Incised, Brushed in Cobalt and Manganese
Circa 1700; original pewter mountings
See Steinzeug, page 380, number 648
(Mentioned for accuracy are two tiny imperfections to pewter lid that do not distract or compromise; single lobe-tip of thumber shell is missing and there is a half-inch open-seam at lid dome; overall H: 11”)
Westerwald Stoneware Salt Glazed Birnbauchkrug, Krug, Pear Shape, Pewter Mounted Applied Floral Decoration Brushed in Cobalt, Circa 1700
See Steinzeug, page 349, number 555
(Tiny shallow flake and repair to lid, hairline; overall H: 12”)
Westerwald Stoneware Pitcher, Salt Glazed, Incised Decoration Brushed in Cobalt
Germany, Early 19th Century
(Excellent original condition; H: 10”)
Westerwald Stoneware Kugelbauchkrug Ball-Shaped Stein, Salt Glaze, Steinzug, 1684
Roundels read: GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO ANNO 1684 IB
Lovely jug, ribbed strap handle, incised shoulder, tooled spout, 3-dated roundels, cobalt
(Very good original condition with typical glaze hairlines; H: 14.75”)
Westerwald Stoneware, Kugelbauchkrug, Large Ball Shaped Jug, Pewter Mounted
Germany, Circa 1730 to 1740
Unusual size and quality, greasy blue cobalt!
This piece features an original pewter lid with shell-form thumbpiece mirroring impressed decoration. The neck is ribbed and brushed in cobalt; shoulder with impressed decorative devices is also brushed in deep cobalt; above three impressed rosettes, the center flanked by rampant lions. (Excellent original condition; H: 14.5”)
Westerwald Stoneware Mug, Salt Glazed, Krug, Westerwald, Incised and Applied Decoration
Excellent condition, perhaps two short hairlines at lip.
Dimensions: 8" H.
Westerwald Stoneware Krug, Jug, Birnbauchkrug, City Views, Likely Koln (Cologne) Pewter Mounted
Germany, Circa 1700
Anmazing piece in Perfect Original Condition
Salt Glazed Stoneware Lidded Pitcher, Kugelbauchkanne, Pewter Mounted
Westerwald or Raeren, Germany
Circa 1680 to 1700
Great size and quality, the lid is likely original; cobalt and manganese
See Steinzeug, Kunstgewerbemuseum Der Stadt Koln, Koln 1986; page 346, plate 549.
(Fine original condition including pewter mount; H: 10")
Westerwald Stoneware Tankard, Salt Glazed, Spouted Tankard, Jonah and the Whale,
Circa 1700 to 1750
Tankard with images of Jonah and the Whale from Westerwald, Germany. Fine condition.
Literature: Steinzeug, Koln 1986, page 364, plate 597.
Dimensions: 6" H.
Westerwald Stoneware White Salt Glazed Ewer, Pitcher, All Over Floral Relief and Incised Vine
Germany, Mid 17th Century
(Long vernicle hairline; couple of horizontal hairlines; this piece is worthy of restoration; H: 9.5")