German Medieval stoneware drinking mug, unglazed, Sieburg early 14th century
German unglazed stoneware drinking mug, with ‘thumbed base’ and rounded body with prominent potter’s ring marks, a flared neck and short straight rim, a strap handle to one side.
earlier 14th century
15cm high, x11cm wide (inc. handle)
Condition: No restoration, some minor rubbing, chipping to rim & signs of burial.
Provenance: from an old London-sourced collection just after WWII, brought to Australia mid 20th century. Probably excavated in the City of London (many other pieces from the collection had such provenance)
ref. Met Museum (Accession Number: 1991.471.3) for an identical example (sightly larger), ‘first half of 14th century, made in Sieburg’