These are whimsical Vintage Erphila Czechoslovakia Rooster pitchers circa 1920's. These pieces display beautiful hand painted red and black that are vibrant over a yellow background. The large pitcher measures approximately 9" tall x 9" wide (spout to handle) x 6 1/2" deep, and the small pitcher measures about 6" tall x 6 1/2" wide (spout to handle) x 4 1/2" deep. The pitchers are hallmarked on the bottom " E & R", EST 1886, "Erphila", "Czechoslovakia" and "Hand painted". The pitchers are in original vintage condition with a single small chip around the opening (large pitcher) and paint chip on his eye (small pitcher) nevertheless both are in excellent condition for its age.
These pieces are rare and would make a wonderful addition to your collection.
Info: The Erphila mark was used by Ebeling & Reuss of Philadelphia, a giftware firm founded in 1866. Erphila is derived from the name: E(bling) + R(euss) + Phila(delphia).
Item ID: I-6974
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