GROUPING OF FAIENCE STEINS
Four: One depicting a village with palm trees, one depicting a male playing bagpipes, one depicting a female playing the concertina, and one jug form depicting a piper, all with pewter lids (two engraved), Germany, 18th/19th c.; Largest: 11" x 5 1/2"; Provenance: Estate of Stephen L. Smith, Fairfax, VA.
Sale Price: $875
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Village stein exhibits a few small hairlines descending from the lip, crazing throughout, missing pewter foot rim. Female stein exhibits a few hairlines throughout and wear to the handle, repair to finial and craquelure in some of the paint. Male stein exhibits two vertical hairlines, craquelure in some painted areas, finial is bent, and warping/repair to pewter foot rim. Piper jug exhibits good condition