schnelle (Tankard)

About this object

Cultural context

functional; decorative

Iconographic meaning

Tall tankard decorated with an applied relief scene on the body, in three vertical segments, of Jesus at a wedding at Cana where he performed his first miracle changing water into wine. Johan 2 Cap is inscribed near the base above the circular bands.

Physical description

Tall grey-white tapering stoneware tankard on flat base with pewter mount; pewter rim mount and lid hinged at top of loop handle. Applied relief scene on body, in 3 vertical segments, of Christ and wedding at Cana. "Johan 2 Cap" inscribed at centre base.