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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

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Jug (Germany)

This is a jug. It was manufactured by Elsterwerda. It is dated 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is glazed earthenware and metal. 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.

  • Sugar Bowl With Lid
  • molded and glazed porcelain with silver overlay.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-56-a,b

Its dimensions are

height 21, width 16, depth 9.5 centimeters

It has the following markings

On bottom in brown, a shield shape containing some type of fowl surmounted by a banderole stating "Elsterwerda". This seal is surrounded by "U.904" and "29".

Cite this object as

Jug (Germany); Manufactured by Elsterwerda (Germany); glazed earthenware and metal; height 21, width 16, depth 9.5 centimeters; Gift of Victor Wiener; 1997-170-22-a,b

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