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BELLARMINE BARTMANNKRUG JUG
Middle ages ( AD 5 Th - 15 Th cent.)

Property of a Sussex gentleman; found by his father, Mr Hussey, in 1959

 

Object :
Nº 1730
Medium :
Stone
Dimensions :
Height: 22.5 cm (8.8’’) - Weight: 448 gr
Bibliography :
Recorded with both the British Museum and the Museum of London by the finder.

A salt-glazed bellarmine 'Bartmann' jug with ribbed mouth, showing a tubular neck with stylised male face to the front, luxuriant beard extending to the shoulder; circumferential band to the equator with palmettes above and below; six roundels with profile busts; band of repeated text 'DRINCK: VID: EST: GODES: NIT: VERGEST' (drink and eat as you wish, do not forget God) with retrograde 'S' characters. Handle absent otherwise fine condition overall.


€ 3600.00 - £ 3195.72 - $ 4257.36 - C$ 5409.36

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