Frechen is one of the ancient centers of saltglaze stoneware in Germany. The dark glaze has accumulated in spots, a characteristic often found on the wares from this area. The center medallion displays a coat of arms. Like most Frechen vessels, this jug has wire markings on the bottom produced when the clay was cut from the wheel after the piece was formed.
Place object was created: Frechen, Germany
salt glaze, stoneware, pewter
Measurements: height: 9.0 inches width: 7.0 inches depth: 6.375 inchesBequest of Constance S. Leggett D1978.94.284
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH