A pottery tankard about 12 inches tall 6 inches wide with a hinged metal lid. Possibly from Germany Markings E. M. O. (maybe OE) 1813
My step father is 99 and has had this piece since coming to the states in the 50s, he has many German Steins but this one is different. He escaped Nazi Germany in the 30's also lived in Bolivia and Australia.
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Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A German pewter-mounted salt-glazed stoneware tankard
early 19th Century
with applied white figures and swag decoration; the pewter cover inscribed "E.M.OE/1813". Underside unmarked
12 inches tall; 6 inches wide
PROVENANCE; owned by client's grandfather
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.