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AN IMPORTANT EDWARD VI SILVER-GILT MOUNTED RHENISH SALT-GLAZED 'TIGERWARE' JUG
LONDON, 1550, MAKER'S MARK IC MONOGRAM
AN IMPORTANT EDWARD VI SILVER-GILT MOUNTED RHENISH SALT-GLAZED 'TIGERWARE' JUG LONDON, 1550, MAKER'S MARK IC MONOGRAM The globular stoneware body with straight neck, with lustrous mottled brown glaze, the foot and neck each with a crenellated silver-gilt mount, the hinged cover chased with three portrait busts within foliage and set with central circular plaque with enamelled coat-of-arms, with a cast poppy and foliage thumb-piece, the rim engraved with an inscription, marked inside cover 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high The inscription reads ' But who Drynketh of the water opf Lyfe shall never thyrste ag[ain] ' which relates to chapter 4, verse 14 of St. John's gospel, when Christ speaks to a Samaritan woman at the well of Jacob. The arms are those of Warde with a cadency mark of a crescent for a second son for William Warde (1534-1609), translator and physician to Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) and King James I (1603-1625). The arms were confirmed at the 1619 Heralds' Visitation of Warwickshire to the Warde family of Pillerton and Barford. William Warde was the second son of Thomas Warde of Barford.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Auktionsdatum: 17.11.2009
Adresse: Christie's
17 November 2009, London, King Street