Apostle tankard

German (Bavaria)
1662
Kreussen


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.88

Medium or Technique

Polychrome stoneware and silver-gilt mounts

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Kreussen ware. Silver Gilt Mounts. Brown stoneware, relief painted mouldings in rope design above/below Apostle figures; their names on white band above; Angus Dei in circular medallion; scroll handle with relief lions head/foliage. Slightly flaring skirt

Provenance

1969, Blumka Gallery, New York; June 19, 1969, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson