Tumbler

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-25217

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

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

1985.258.3