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Bartmannkrug

Description

A seventeenth-century Rhenish stoneware bartmannkrug; brown glazed; very stylised bearded human face on neck; oval medallion on body with crude floral decorative moulded design; handle attached to body rather roughly; at top of handle an attachment originally intended for lid, now missing, several flaws in glaze, chipped on base.

  • Measurements

  • Height

    335 mm

  • Diameter

    200 mm
    55 mm (mouth)

  • Place made

    Germany - Rhineland

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust