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Milk Pitcher (Germany), 1920–40

This is a milk pitcher. It was manufactured by Velten Vordamm. 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 16.8, width 19.6, depth 14.4

It has the following markings

On bottom of pitcher in green, an oval with "PERSIAN WARE" and "MADE IN GERMANY". Below runs "HANDPAINTED", "751", and "24".

Cite this object as

Milk Pitcher (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Velten Vordamm (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 16.8, width 19.6, depth 14.4; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-68-a,b

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