Stunningly detailed cameo style wine pitcher by Villeroy & Boch of Mettlach, Germany made circa 1889 during the Victorian/Art Nouveau era. Features a famous German quote by Martin Luther “Wer nicht liebt wein, weib (und) gesang, Der bleibt ein narr sen lebenlang” which translates to “He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long” and depicting Moses making wine from grapes with the ark in the background, justice and a musician in relief emulating carved cameos. Especially fascinating is the grape vines with birds along the top portion of the wine pitcher. A fabulous and fairly rare design. Measures approximately 10 tall and weighs a hefty 3 pounds, 6 ounces! Marked on the bottom with the green mercury stamp and date stamp “89” which indicates production in 1889. Excellent condition with no damage, no repairs noted. Check out our other items for more collectibles! The item “VILLEROY & BOCH Mettlach Germany Cameo Wine Pitcher c1889 10″ is in sale since Friday, May 3, 2019. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Villeroy & Boch”. The seller is “kyroller1″ and is located in Orlando, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, South africa.
- Style: Art Nouveau
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Object Type: Pitcher
- Color: Ivory
- Brand: Villeroy & Boch