Bearded Man Jug with Scrollwork

Catalog No. 858

Pottery or stoneware, threaded relief, 1.25L, pewter lid.

This is a late 19th century interpretation of a form that dates back to around 1550. Bearded man jugs (Bartmannkrüge) feature the face of a bearded man at the neck representing the mythical woodland Wild Man of Germanic folklore, a symbol of strength and endurance.

See also Nos. 474 and 852.

Price Range: $75-$100

     
     
MR 858
MR 858

 
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