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Urn (Germany)

This is a urn. It was manufactured by Karlsruhe Maiolica Factory. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1999. 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.

  • Urn
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
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  • 2017-20-4
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  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Catharine Oglesby.
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Its dimensions are

26.5h x 19.2 diameter cm (10 7/16 x 7 9/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Urn (Germany); Manufactured by Karlsruhe Maiolica Factory (Germany); glazed earthenware; 26.5h x 19.2 diameter cm (10 7/16 x 7 9/16 in. ); Gift of Victor Wiener; 1999-57-71

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