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Cake Plate (Germany), 1920–40

This is a Cake Plate. It was manufactured by Villeroy and Boch. It is dated 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Victor Wiener. It is credited Gift of Victor Wiener.

Its dimensions are

height 2.3, width 35.2, depth 33.1 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom in brown, emblem with wing-helmeted figure containing and surrounded by words "VILLEROY & BOCH", "DRESDEN", "MADE IN GERMANY", and "Schotten".

Cite this object as

Cake Plate (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Villeroy and Boch (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 2.3, width 35.2, depth 33.1 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-42

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