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Chocolate jug and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1930 (made)
    ca. 1930 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rausch (designer)
    Christian Carstens, Kommandit-Gesellschaft Feinsteingutfabrik (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with metal lid and coloured glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Judy Rudoe and Anthony Griffiths

  • Museum number:

    C.52A&B-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 3, shelf 4 []

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1930 (made)
ca. 1930 (designed)

Artist/maker

Rausch (designer)
Christian Carstens, Kommandit-Gesellschaft Feinsteingutfabrik (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with metal lid and coloured glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'GRÄFENRODA' within a shield 'CARSTENS C G' and a sprouting form
Printed in dark green

'D 667 24 33'
Printed in dark green

'2'
Impressed

Two lines
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm, Diameter: 12.5 cm

Descriptive line

Earthenware chocolate jug with silvered brown metal lid, probably designed at the Staatliche Keramische Fachschule, Bunzlau by Rausch, a student of Artur Hennig, made by Christian Carstens, Kommandit-Gesellschaft Feinsteingutfabrik, Gräfenroda, Germany, ca.1930.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Nuremberg, Germanisches National Museum, text by Tilmann Buddenseig. 'Keramik in der Weimar Republik 1919-1933' (catalogue) 1985, cat. no. 242.

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze; Metal

Techniques

Sprayed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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