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Jug (Enghalskrug)

Decorator:
Bartholomäus Seuter (Augsburg, died 1754)
Goldsmith:
Mounts possibly by Andreas Ropenack (German, master 1695–97, working 1722)
Date:
ca. 1720
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware, silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.190
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Bartolomaeus Seuter, goldsmith, worked independently in Augsburg, mainly as an engraver and an enameler of faience and glass, and after 1726, of porcelain.
Marking: (stamped on lid on either side of hinge) AR in intersecting circles (indecipherable mark, probably for Andreas Ropenack, master 1695–97)
[ James A. Lewis and Son, Inc. (until 1946; sold to Wilson, January 1946) ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (1946–50)
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