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An Elizabeth I Silver-Gilt Mounted Tigerware Jug

London, circa 1559; maker's mark: SK

A very fine and early Elizabethan tigerware jug, the mounts in excellent condition, and the stoneware a beautiful and highly polished deep-brown color.

The German stoneware jug with typical allover mottled brown glaze, fitted with a silver-gilt hinged gadrooned cover, foliate scrollwork collar and stiff leaf-tip foot rim, the thumbpiece as crossed flowers, the panels on either side of the handle inscribed 1560, fully marked on collar and cover.

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in. (20.96 cm.)

Condition report

In very good condition.

Stock number

V9488