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1940

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Fruit Dish (Germany), 1920–40

This is a Fruit dish. It was manufactured by Wachtersbach. 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.

  • Lightscape Teapot, 2011
  • hard-paste porcelain.
  • Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.
  • 2015-21-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

height 5.9, width 33.2, depth 21.3 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of dish, incised iron-shape with ridges, "KOHR", and "3919". Also, in blue, "Dec. 3548" and "8".

Cite this object as

Fruit Dish (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Waechtersbach (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 5.9, width 33.2, depth 21.3 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-16

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