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Volks-Zeitung Vase

This is a vase. It was designed by Hilda Jesser and made by Hilda Jesser. It is dated ca. 1932 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is enameled copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The People’s Vase.

It is credited Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion.

  • Flower Vase
  • hand-painted and glazed thrown earthenware.
  • Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.
  • 2015-10-1

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 13.9 × 7.5 cm (5 1/2 × 2 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Volks-Zeitung Vase; Designed by Hilda Jesser (Austrian, 1894–1985); Austria; enameled copper; H x diam.: 13.9 × 7.5 cm (5 1/2 × 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion; 1993-134-16

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