Majolika from Thun (Thoune), Switzerland
Circa 1890 – Baluster Shaped Vase with Alpine flowers – 21 cm tall
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.