Merkelbach & Wick

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£85.00
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Description

An early 20th century German salt glazed stoneware drinking stein by Merkelbach and Wick.

It is decorated with an art nouveau “Jugendstil” design of stylised leaves and tendril in a typical blue and grey colour.

Marked on the underside with the impressed mark that was in used from c1880-1920.

The design suggests a date of c1905 and it is understoof at this time the makers were producing designs by Peter Behrens, Albin Muller, Henry van de Velde and Patriz Huber (1878-1902). Although there isn’t a designer’s signature, I think that  Patriz Huber is the stongest candidate.

Size
14.5cm high – 17cm high with pewter
9cm diameter

Marks
Impressed mark
M&W Gk within a circle.

Condition
NO chips cracks or restorations.
Several shallow indents on the pewter cover.
Some firing blemishes – shrinkage mark a the top handle, surface inclusions and bubbles on the top rim.

Postage
Sent via Hermes courier.
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