IMPORTANT EARLY BAROQUE GERMAN PEWTER TANKARD, ADORNED WITH A NOBLES CREST AND DATED 1673!
A huge tankard or pitcher nearly 35 cm. high and 16 cm. wide across the base.
The vessel is decorated with a heart in high relief on the side, the heart-shaped lid engraved with a nobles crest (coat of arms), in the center a renaissance closed military helmed and an eagles head below. The handle with three readable stamps; an eagle, a figure and the date 1673.
Condition: Choice! Very good for type with no signs of repairs and everything original and from the time of the making.
Ex. Old Danish Private collections and in Egeskov Antique.