Cream Thoune dish

Cream Thoune dish

This item is not for sale, but you will
find many that are in our  

Cream Thoune dish - 3⅞" (98 mm) diameter.

Thoune
 

Thoune, Thun, Thonne, Thuner Majolika - all the same thing; pottery from the place previously known as Heimberg in Switzerland. It is pronounced 'toon' as in Roger Rabbit.

It is attractive and highly distinctive intricately slip-decorated earthenware. The colours used are white, green, yellow, orange and blue, usually on a dark slip background which is often a deep, rich brown.

Many companies made Thoune pottery, mostly small concerns. A couple of dozen are still operating. The most sought-after artist potter is Johann Wanzenried, who was active in the nineteenth century.


 
You can buy this book on line
North America
 
North America
Clay and Glazes for the Potter - Choose your bookseller Europe
 
Europe
Clay and Glazes for the Potter by Daniel Rhodes

Please support our sponsors and help offset the cost of maintaining this site by clicking on the banner links.

Leauger elephant