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1923

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1933

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Jar And Cover (Germany)

This is a Jar and cover. It was designed by Wilhelm von Eiff. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is blown clear glass, cut and engraved. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Torsten Broehan. It is credited Gift of Torsten Bröhan.

Its dimensions are

jar (a) & cover (b): 5.5h x 8.7 diameter cm (2 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Engraved in medallion top center of lid: WVE [and logo] in circular cartouche

Cite this object as

Jar And Cover (Germany); Designed by Wilhelm von Eiff (German, 1890 – 1943); blown clear glass, cut and engraved; jar (a) & cover (b): 5.5h x 8.7 diameter cm (2 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of Torsten Bröhan; 2001-20-3-a,b

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