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Cup and saucer - Hael-norma


  • Object:

    Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1923-1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Marks, Margaret, born 1899 (designer)
    Hael factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with coloured glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Factory Ceramics, room 140, case 19, shelf 2

Physical description

Earthenware cup and saucer with multi-coloured glaze.
[Saucer] Saucer, circular in shape with a slightly raised edge. Coloured yellow on the upper side, cream glaze beneath.
[Cup] Cup, shallow in form, lip turned outwards; simple ring handle. Glazed in yellow on the outside, creamy white inside.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


1923-1930 (made)


Marks, Margaret, born 1899 (designer)
Hael factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with coloured glaze

Marks and inscriptions

A symbol of Hael factory and 'Hael norma'
Three stilt marks


[Saucer] Diameter: 14.5 cm
[Cup] Height: 4 cm, Diameter: 11 cm

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer from the 'Hael-norma' range, earthenware with coloured glaze, designed by Margarete Marks, made by Hael factory, Germany, 1923-1930.

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

V&A Ceramics and Glass Collection Object Information File

Exhibition History

Grete Marks: When Modern was Degenerate (Milwaukee Art Museum 06/09/2012-01/01/2013)


Earthenware; Glaze




Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection code


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