Antique German pewter jug
German, early 19th Century
Height 40cm, width 17cm, depth 20cm
This German pewter ewer is of traditional form, featuring a long body that is broader at the base than top, three lion feet, a loop handle, and a hinged cover. The cover is topped with a shield supported by a lion, and the body of the ewer is engraved with foliate friezes and images of dragons.