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Fruit Bowl (Germany), 1920–40

This is a Fruit bowl. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. 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.

This object was donated by Victor Wiener. It is credited Gift of Victor Wiener.

  • Cobalt blue Fruit Bowl, 1918
  • mold and mouth-blown blue-green "sapphire" glass.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor,....
  • 2009-18-122

Its dimensions are

height 5.9, width 32, depth 30.3 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of bowl in black, "SS" surmounting "MEISSEN" and a star. Below sits "21".

Cite this object as

Fruit Bowl (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 5.9, width 32, depth 30.3 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-104

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