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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Villeroy and Boch, German, founded 1748

Tureen and Stand

ca. 1870

Stoneware with blue glaze and silver luster

15 × 28 in. (38.1 × 71.12 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Melville Fuller Riley, Jr.
2003.46.1a-c
Geography: 
Made in Mettlach, Germany
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
German
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

According to a handwritten inscription on the back of a photograph date-stamped October 20, 1939, "Picture of the old Punch Bowl in which I was christened by the Rev. J.D. Lee -- in Little Rock Ark at his home 807 R. 9th St. Mr Lee was an English man who married my Father's cousin Ada Cochran (Bull). C.H.R."

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2003,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 130.

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