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Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935

Major Telloff majolica liquor container produced in Austria circa 1935. One of the many Brownie characters created by Palmer Cox, Major Telloff is the strict and outspoken officer from the Brownie War Office. Palmer Cox created a merry band of Brownies who travelled by night to have fun and do good deeds. The first Brownies story, "The Brownies' Ride", appeared in the February 1883 issue of "St. Nicholas". Palmer wrote 25 books before his death in 1924. The Brownies appeared in ads or packaging for everything from "sick stomach" remedies to the Kodak Brownie camera.

Maker:

unknown

Austria

circa 1935

Model #:

8865

Majolica

The Brownies Series

liquor container

Size:

medium

Height:

3 1/2"

Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935
Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935
Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935
Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935
Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935
Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935
Major Telloff liquor container - Austria circa 1935
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