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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics

Chocolate Jug and Lid

ca. 1930 (made), ca. 1930 (designed)
Place of origin

Object details
Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Jug
  • Lid
Materials and techniques
Earthenware with metal lid and coloured glaze
Brief description
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.
  • Height: 23.5cm
  • Diameter: 12.5cm
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)
Credit line
Given by Judy Rudoe and Anthony Griffiths
Bibliographic reference
Nuremberg, Germanisches National Museum, text by Tilmann Buddenseig. 'Keramik in der Weimar Republik 1919-1933' (catalogue) 1985, cat. no. 242.
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Record createdDecember 7, 2007
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