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Cake Plate (Germany), 1920–40

This is a Cake Plate. It was manufactured by Bad Schmiedeburg. 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.

  • Bowl (Germany), 1981
  • kiln-formed fused glass.
  • This acquisition made possible through Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation.
  • 1983-11-1

Its dimensions are

height 1.3, diameter 29.1 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom, in black, a square with a central design surmounting "Musterschutz". On left and top edges of square runs "Made in Germany".

Cite this object as

Cake Plate (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Bad Schmiedeburg (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 1.3, diameter 29.1 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-46

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