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Tumbler

Description

Buff-colored clay body w/ cream-colored slip on exterior and white slip on interior. Colorless glaze overall. Tumbler form is a slightly tapered cylinder w/ molded circular foot. Wide circular mouth. Polychrome transfer printed decoration featuring elves in grapevine drinking ale. Printed mark (depiction of angel and cartouche), "Villeroy & Boch/ Mettlach/ Made in Germany/ 1032/ Geschutz." .1) Three elves

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
Elf
figure- and animal-derived motifs
TUMBLER
tumblers (drinking glasses)
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
5 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.259.1
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25218

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