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Chocolate Box And Lid (Germany)

This is a Chocolate box and lid. It was manufactured by Carstens-Uffrecht. 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.

  • Coffeepot Coffeepot
  • hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel.
  • Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer.
  • 1912-13-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 9.8 x 25 x 15.3cm (3 7/8 x 9 13/16 x 6in.)

It has the following markings

On bottom of box, a raised "631". Also, in black, a triangle containing a horizontal line with a rising perpendicaular arrow surmounting "Dek. 257".

Cite this object as

Chocolate Box And Lid (Germany); Manufactured by Carstens-Uffrecht (Germany); glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 9.8 x 25 x 15.3cm (3 7/8 x 9 13/16 x 6in.); Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-14-a,b

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