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Fruit Dish (Germany), 1920–40

This is a Fruit dish. It was manufactured by Villeroy and Boch. 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 5.2, diameter 25.4 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of dish, in green, an emblem containing a wing-helmeted figure, "VILLEROY & BOCH", "M...(?)", and "Made in Saar-Basin". Below, is a green box containing "6261". Also, impressed "3631", "V", "3", and "89".

Cite this object as

Fruit Dish (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Villeroy and Boch (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 5.2, diameter 25.4 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-4

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