A beautiful Westerwald stoneware tankard with cobalt blue and incised decoration. A large size with a pewter lid. There are a few chips to the top rim, one of which is 1/2" and primarily on the inside. None show when the lid is down. There is a shallow 1" chip on the base at the edge. There are the usual kiln flaws and pops, indentations and lines and one area of skipped cobalt. Great design and form. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.
C. Late 18th Century, Germany origin
14 3/4" Height overall, 14 " Height without lid, 5" Diameter at base, 8" Diameter in the middle, 3 7/8" Diameter at top of spout