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Dish And Lid (Germany), 1920–40

This is a Dish and lid. It was manufactured by Elsterwerda. 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.

  • Flower Vase, c. 1921
  • hand-painted and glazed thrown earthenware.
  • Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.
  • 2015-10-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11.4 x 17.2 x 11.5cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2in.)

It has the following markings

On bottom of box in dark brown, "5887 B" and "11/I". Also, raised "700/4".

Cite this object as

Dish And Lid (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Elsterwerda (Germany); glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 11.4 x 17.2 x 11.5cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2in.); Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-81-a,b

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