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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.

It is credited Gift of Victor Wiener.

Its dimensions are

height 2.4, width 32.3, depth 17.8 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of plate, in brown, emblem with wing-helmeted figure and words "VILLEROY AND BOCH", "DRESDEN", and "SAXONY". Below is the number "7745".

Cite this object as

Cake Plate (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Villeroy and Boch (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 2.4, width 32.3, depth 17.8 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-47

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