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1920

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1940

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Saxony Cake Plate

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.

  • Cake Serving Plate (Austria)
  • molded, enameled, gilded and glazed hard paste porcelain.
  • Gift of the Estate of Edgar Sachs, from the Collection of Hilda G. and Edgar....
  • 2008-42-6

Its dimensions are

height 3.2, width 33.3, depth 30.2 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom in brown, an emblem with a wing-helmeted figure containing and surrounded by "VILLEROY & BOCH", "DRESDEN", "SAXONY", and "7768".

Cite this object as

Saxony Cake Plate; Manufactured by Villeroy and Boch (Germany); Germany; glazed earthenware; height 3.2, width 33.3, depth 30.2 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-43

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