Tankard; stoneware; cylindrical; red ware; exterior polished on the lathe; plain rounded handle with splayed lower terminal; silver cover set with both sides of a partly polished circular medallion of the same ware; a king holding a sword and shield on the obverse and a shield of arms on the reverse (a Böttger stoneware copy of a medal of John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony originally made by Hans Reinhard the Elder in 1535); hinged cover, gilded inside, with openwork thumbpiece; maker's marks.

An00021478 001 l


Made Of
stoneware, silver, gold
Type of Thing
medallion, tankard
arms/armour, king/queen, heraldry
gilded, relief, open-work, polished
Böttger Stoneware



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