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What is this?

Triangular dish with curved sides and raised bottom rim. Turquoise ground with overlying speckles of brown. Center airbrushed design of three wavy brown lines, five crossing brown straight lines, a rust-colored swatch, and three blue dots.

This is a nut dish from Germany. It is dated 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1996. Gift of Victor Wiener. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

glazed earthenware

Its dimensions are

height 2, side 9.6, hypoteneuse 9.6 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of dish, in black, a triangle containing a horizontal line with a rising perpendicular arrow all surmounting "DEK. 257".

Victor Wiener was the donor and Carstens-Uffrecht was the manufacturer of this object.

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