Antique 18th century Hanau Faience Enghalskrug Jug
Antique 18th century, circa 1775, German Hanau blue and white armorial Jug (Enghalskrug) with a plaited handle, a horizontally ribbed neck with a baluster body with an elaborate Coat-of-Arms incorporating three armorial oval shields surmounted by a winged head of an angel wearing a Bishop's Mitre flanked with the Initials “FF” “EA”, the Coat-of-Arms is surrounded by tied palmettes with the date 1775 beneath.
The jug is signed on the bottom with a black painted “W “.
1. "Gamle Tyske Fajanser, exhibition catalogue, Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo" 1932, cat.no.28.
2. Another similar Hanau Armorial Enghalskrug is published in the "Miller's Antiques Price Guide 2008” Page 221 at a price of £ 3,250-4000.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 31 cm (12 1/4 inches).
CONDITION: Two chips on the rim and foot, no repairs or restorations.