A rare Ansbach "famille verte" faience tankard, decorated with muffle-fired enamel colours, c. 1730. Photo Nagel Auktionen

Marked "3". underneath. Pewter mounts. Minor wear, very minor hairline cracks to glaze, very minor chips. H. 24 cm. Estimate 6 000 €

Provenance: Collection Ulrich Seiler/Cologne. With Weinmueller, special sale Seiler Collection, March/1973, Lot 87. South German private collection. 

Nagel Auktionen. February 15th 2012. www.auction.de