Tankard base figures

Lithophane Figures on base of tankard

Lithophane, forming the base of a lidded tankard, porcelain, glazed, exterior decorated with a printed and enamelled scene captioned 'The Oldest Windmill on Cape Cod', lithophane shows an apparently unrelated scene with two female figures, one of whom may be being sketched by a third, male, figure seated to the right; printed retailers' mark on base, made in Germany for, the Eagleston Shop, Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States, c1882-1907.

The Eagleston shop existed in Hyannis in various forms between 1882 and 1907

Purchased with the assistance of the V&A Purchase Grant Fund

Figures on base of tankard
Figures on base of tankard