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1920

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1940

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Charger (Germany)

This is a Charger. It was manufactured by Elsterwerda. 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.

  • Charger (France)
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2006-27-3

Its dimensions are

height 4.0, diameter 19.6 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of charger in red, a circle containing "ELSTERWERDA". Also, in brown, sketchy "5626B" and "54(?)".

Cite this object as

Charger (Germany); Manufactured by Elsterwerda (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 4.0, diameter 19.6 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-119

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