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Tankard
  • Tankard
    Riemerschmid, Richard, born 1868 - died 1957
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Tankard

  • Place of origin:

    Höhr-Grenzhausen (made)

  • Date:

    1902 (designed)
    ca. 1902-1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Riemerschmid, Richard, born 1868 - died 1957 (designer)
    Reinhold Merkelbach factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware, cast and painted, with pewter lid

  • Museum number:

    C.33-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 22, shelf 2

Physical description

Tankard of globular form Grey salt-glazed stoneware, with decorative pattern of scrolling tendrils in blue. Pewter lid.

Place of Origin

Höhr-Grenzhausen (made)

Date

1902 (designed)
ca. 1902-1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Riemerschmid, Richard, born 1868 - died 1957 (designer)
Reinhold Merkelbach factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware, cast and painted, with pewter lid

Marks and inscriptions

'-0.5L'
impressed on neck

'1729'
impressed on underside

Dimensions

Height: 14 cm, Width: 15 cm, Depth: 11.5 cm

Descriptive line

Tankard, salt-glazed stoneware, designed by Richard Riemershmid, 1902, made by Reinhold Mekelbach pottery, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Greenhalgh, Paul (Ed.), Art Nouveau: 1890-1914 . London: V&A Publications, 2000

Production Note

The pewter lid is standard Merkelbach production and not designed by Riemerschmid.

Materials

Stoneware; Pewter

Techniques

Glazing

Subjects depicted

Foliage

Categories

Drinking; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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