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Plate (Germany)

This is a Plate. 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.

  • Dessert Plate Plate
  • porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, platinum.
  • Gift of James M. Osborn.
  • 1969-97-14-a

Its dimensions are

2h x 19 diameter cm (13/16 x 7 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

On underside of plate 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. Painted in red, "03792" [top] / "58" [bottom].

Cite this object as

Plate (Germany); Manufactured by Zeh, Scherzer & Co. (Germany); glazed porcelain; 2h x 19 diameter cm (13/16 x 7 1/2 in. ); Gift of Victor Wiener; 2001-28-61

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