Post-medieval Sandstone Large Jacoba Jug in Siegburg Sandstone - Intact - 22cm - 22.4×9.5×8.2 cm

Description
Post-medieval Sandstone Large Jacoba Jug in Siegburg Sandstone - Intact - 22cm - 22.4×9.5×8.2 cm
15° Siècle

Large Jacoba jug in Siegburg sandstone
Large sandstone pitcher with a beige salt glaze. Slightly bulging cylindrical shape with a straight neck and a ribbed handle. Collar adorned with parallel streaks
The base is scalloped with marks made "with the thumb".
Germany, city of Siegburg, circa 15th century

This 15th century sandstone pitcher comes from Siegburg, a German town near Cologne. From the 14th to the 17th century, Siegburg marketed its famous white sandstones, known as Jacoba-Kanne, to which Countess Jacoba of Bavaria (1401-1436) gave her name. Often referred to as 'primitive' sandstone, as these are the first examples of high-temperature ceramic cooking (1150 degrees Celsius).
With its elongated, standing shape, and lack of décor, this museum-like pitcher is characteristic of this production. Siegburg competed with the nearby towns of Raeren and Cologne in the production of sandstone pitchers.
In well-preserved condition - no restoration.
Provenance: Germany, D.M. gallery.
Previous: former private German collection.

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Lot details
Culture
Post-medieval
Material
Sandstone
Object
Large Jacoba Jug in Siegburg Sandstone - Intact - 22cm
Dimensions
22.4×9.5×8.2 cm
Century/ Timeframe
15° Siècle
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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