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1925

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

2001

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Box (Germany)

This is a box. It was manufactured by Wachtersbach. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is glazed earthenware, 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.

  • Box
  • white marble, coral, rose-cut diamonds, black and red enamel, onyx.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.73

Its dimensions are

14h (with handle raised) x 21.5w x 12.5d cm (5 1/2 x 8 7/16 x 4 15/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Box (Germany); Manufactured by Waechtersbach (Germany); glazed earthenware, metal; 14h (with handle raised) x 21.5w x 12.5d cm (5 1/2 x 8 7/16 x 4 15/16 in. ); Gift of Victor Wiener; 2001-28-16

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