Small Thun Majolica (Thuner Majolika) Vase with Alpine Flowers – circa 1900
Majolika from Thun (Thoune), Switzerland
Thun circa 1900 – Small vase (14.5 cm high) with edelweiss and colorful alpine flowers
The beauiful lakeside city of Thun (pronounced “toon”) in Switzerland has been a pottery making center for centuries.
Some of the finest pieces come from the period between 1880 and 1930.
Thuner Majolika is a very distincive slip-decorated earthenware, often using bright colors against a rich deep brown background.