This is a very vintage bowl made by Villeroy & Boch which . dish is well marked. This piece is stamped in green underglaze on the base with a knight and shield, the pattern name which is 'Old Treviris', a V&BM, a number 1568, and they say MADE IN SAAR BASIN. These markings indicate their age to be between 1890 and 1920. The pattern is colorful and floral.
Mettlach is a name synonymous with quality and value. Mettlach (named after the village) is one of the many factories of Villeroy & Boch (V&B). Located on the Saar River in Western Germany, very close to France and Luxembourg the Mettlach Pottery factory is on the grounds of a former Benedictine Abbey dating to the 10th century . Mettlach has produced dinnerware, ash trays, plaques, pitchers, jars, vases, and beer steins amongst other various wares.
listia rules apply because of the nature of the item it will be sent with insurance!