Sprig Molded Rhenish Blue on Gray (Westerwald) Stoneware Body Sherd

(1600 - 1775)

One Westerwald or "Rhenish Blue on Gray" salt-glazed stoneware body sherd from a jug, tankard, or similar hollowware vessel. The exterior has very intricately applied/sprig molded circular prunt-like medallions surrounded by cobalt blue. The circular prunt-like medallions have small floral decorations in the center surrounded by dots. The body and interior are light gray/tan in color. There is a gray cordoned band around the exterior body.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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