Tankard, schnelle; black stoneware; decorated with applied reliefs of the 'Dance of the Peasants', Bauerntanz; ten figures in band round middle of tankard; alternating undulating and straight parallel lines for infilling ornament; pewter mount and handle with band round lip and band below figures; hinged lid with thumb-rest and monogram; marked in monogram.
- Made in: Cologne
- (Europe,Germany,North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany),Cologne (region),Cologne (city))
- Height: 23.4 centimetres
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription CommentIn monogram, beneath a cross.
25 July 2014
Reason for treatment
Consolidate or adhered loose or detached areas fro stability to enable to be handled .
Loose unstable areas or detached fragments
Consolidated or adhered loose or detached fragments or wide open cracks using *HMG*. Acetone applied to the area using a cocktail stick .Residues reduced using acetone and a paint brush.
- Associated Title: Dance of the Peasants (?)
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Object reference number: MCN12942
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