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Tumbler

Description

Buff-colored clay body w/ white slip on interior and possibly cream-colored slip on exterior. Colorless glaze overall. Tumbler form is a very slightly tapered cylinder w/ a molded circular foot. Wide circular mouth. Polychrome enamel wash and transfer printed decoration featuring medieval revellers. Marked (w/ angel and banner), "Villeroy & Boch/ Mettlach/ Made in Germany." .3) Medieval gentleman drinking from tankard ("1094 (?)")

Details

Maker
Villeroy & Boch (Maker)
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
See description.
Location of origin
Dresden, Germany
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
Medievalism
TUMBLER
tumblers (drinking glasses)
Dimensions
5.063 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.258.3
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25217

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