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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1996

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2022

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Planter (Germany)

This is a Planter. It was designed by Eduard Schweitzer and 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.

Its dimensions are

height 6.5, diameter 26.7 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of plater in royal blue an iron-shape with lines surrounded by a crown above and unidentifiable squiggles below. Also beneath runs "6921".

Cite this object as

Planter (Germany); Designed by Eduard Schweitzer (German, 1870 - 1939); glazed earthenware; height 6.5, diameter 26.7 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-31

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