Jug with the Amsterdam Coat-of-Arms, Jan Emens Mennicken (workshop of), c. 1585 - c. 1599
On the body of this jug are three ovals with the Amsterdam coat-of-arms. The jug was thus made especially for use in this city. It was produced for export in the German town of Raeren. In the ovals is the date 85. The letters IE stand for its maker, Jan Emens, an important Raeren stoneware pottery maker.