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1940

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Vase (Germany), 1920–40

This is a vase. It was manufactured by Elsterwerda. 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.

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Its dimensions are

height 17.9, diameter 13.6 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom of vase, a faint red circle overshadowed by a black circle both stating "Made in Germany". Incised "205/10" above a plain shield. Also, in brown, scratchy lettering stating "581SE(?)" and "V".

Cite this object as

Vase (Germany), 1920–40; Manufactured by Elsterwerda (Germany); glazed earthenware; height 17.9, diameter 13.6 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1996-18-85

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