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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

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Jug (Germany), 1920–40

This is a Jug. It was manufactured by Elsterwerda. It is dated 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is glazed earthenware and metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Victor Wiener.

Its dimensions are

height 21, width 16, depth 9.5 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom in brown, a shield shape containing some type of fowl surmounted by a banderole stating "Elsterwerda". This seal is surrounded by "U.904" and "29".

Cite this object as

Jug (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Elsterwerda (Germany); glazed earthenware and metal; height 21, width 16, depth 9.5 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1997-170-22-a,b

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