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1925

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1935

  • Work on this object ended.

2001

2002

  • We acquired this object.

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Cup And Saucer (Germany), ca. 1930

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Zeh, Scherzer & Co.. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is glazed porcelain. 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

Parts a & b) 5.9h x 14.3 diameter cm (2 5/16 x 5 5/8 in. ) Part a, cup) 5h x 12w x 9.9d cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.) Part b, saucer) 2h x 14.3di cm (13/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of cup (a) painted in red, "03792" [top] / "58" [bottom]. On the underside of saucer (b) in green (from top to bottom): "50 JAHRE" [formed in a semi-circle over a crown with small cross on top] / "Zeh Scherzer" [in script] / Bavaria / GERMANY.

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer (Germany), ca. 1930; Manufactured by Zeh, Scherzer & Co. (Germany); glazed porcelain; Parts a & b) 5.9h x 14.3 diameter cm (2 5/16 x 5 5/8 in. ) Part a, cup) 5h x 12w x 9.9d cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.) Part b, saucer) 2h x 14.3di cm (13/16 x 5 5/8 in.); Gift of Victor Wiener; 2001-28-65-a,b

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