German Faience (Tin-glazed earthenware) Pewter-mounted Tankard with Bands of Flowers,
A cylindrical German tin-glazed earthenware tankard with pewter foot and cover. The tankard is painted with vertical panels of alternating polychrome double flowers and a swirl design centred with a yellow flower all on a dark blue ground. Centred between the panels, which have a triangular end, are yellow three-petalled flowers To the rim and foot is a double thin blue band and a wider yellow band framing the design between. The exterior of the handle has a series of thick blue dashes. The handle is attached to the upper end of the handle with a well-designed leaf swirl. The cover with initial HMM. The inside of the cover is marked with a touchmark of a rampant stag and AH above.
Dimensions: 7 1/2 inches high ( with cover: 10 inches) x inches x 7 inches