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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Pitcher (Germany)

This is a pitcher. It was manufactured by Villeroy and Boch. It is dated ca. 1932–34 and we acquired it in 1997. 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 15, width, 19, depth 15.5 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom in brown, emblem with a wing-helmeted figure stating "VILLEROY & BOCH", "DRESDEN", "Made in Germany", and a "+". Also, impressed "465" and "B".

Cite this object as

Pitcher (Germany); Manufactured by Villeroy and Boch (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 15, width, 19, depth 15.5 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1997-170-9

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