Tumbler

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-25215

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." .1) Troubador (marked "1093 ESCHUTZ")

Details

Descriptive Terms

tumblers (drinking glasses)
earthenware
Medievalism
Earthenware
Medievalism
TUMBLER

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Villeroy & Boch (Maker)

Location of Origin

Dresden, Germany

Dimensions

5.063 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.258.1