Ceramic Majolica Wine or Sangria Pitcher from the Restaurante Botin in Madrid (The Oldest Restaurant in the World)

$ 30.00

A ceramic Majolica handled pitcher from the Restaurante Botin in Madrid, Spain, the oldest restaurant in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records.  The pitcher measures 4 1/4" across the rim, 5 1/2" across the mid-body, and 6 1/2" high.  The side of the pitcher is decorated with a cavalier astride a horse and is marked "Restaurante Botin 1725 Cuchilleros 17 Madrid."  The bottom is marked "Santafe Puente."  The condition is very good, with some fleabites to the glaze common to this type of piece but else in good original condition.