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LOT 0552

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GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 880 - 1,100
USD ($) 1,040 - 1,300

Bid History: 6   |   Current bid: £275

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Bid History: 6   |   Current bid: £275

Large Medieval Glazed Stoneware Armorial Gourd Flask

16th century AD

A large glazed stoneware flask with domed discoid body, inverted rim and collared conical neck flanked by six integral lugs; series of two concentric circumferential roundels enclosing four seal designs and four lions in high-relief; made in Germany in the 16th century using 14th century seal designs; the central design features a seated royal figure with legend; the surrounding four bare the same design of a knight holding sword and shield on horseback, with legend. 3.8 kg, 32.5cm (12 3/4"). Very fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Ex central London gallery; formerly with Pascal Blouet, Paris, France, 2015.