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Creamer Creamer, ca. 1908

This is a Creamer. It was designed by Christian Johannes van der Hoef and manufactured by Amphora Factory. It is dated ca. 1908 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. Justin G. Schiller. It is credited Gift of Justin G. Schiller.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 5.5 x 14 cm (2 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of bowl: [1] "HOLLAD ∙ AMPHORA ∙” in a circle, stamped in black (factory mark). [2] "228-D-1", painted in black (probably inventory number). [3] the letters "B", painted in red (painter's mark).

Cite this object as

Creamer Creamer, ca. 1908; Designed by Christian Johannes van der Hoef (Dutch, 1875 – 1933); Netherlands; earthenware; H x W: 5.5 x 14 cm (2 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Justin G. Schiller; 1994-66-3

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