“Barley and Hops”

Catalog No. 2684/178

Stoneware, transfer and relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
Design attributed to Richard Riemerschmid.

This is one of a group of designs bearing model numbers 2683 through 2685, created circa 1900 for Villeroy & Boch/Mettlach by Richard Riemerschmid. All known examples are marked on the base with the logo shown at the left (i.e., Richard Riemerschmid/Vereinigte Werkstätten). The Munich-based Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst im Handwerk (United Workshops for Art in Handcrafts) was an artist cooperative co-founded by Riemerschmid in 1898.

See also Nos. 2683/177, 2685/179, 2701/180 and 2684.

Price Range: $450-$600

Mettlach 2684/178
Mettlach 2684/178

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