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Object Timeline

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1925

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1958

  • We acquired this object.

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Vase (Germany)

This is a vase. It was made by Margot Kempe. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Margot Kempe. It is credited Gift of Margot Kempe.

  • Kantharos (Italy)
  • glossy black and dark gray biscuit control-fired earthenware.
  • Gift of Ruth Vollmer.
  • 1971-48-13

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 47.2 x 23 x 22.5 cm (18 9/16 x 9 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marked in cast: MKH (see dept file for actual design) Scratched in: Kempe

Cite this object as

Vase (Germany); Made by Margot Kempe ; bronze; H x W x D: 47.2 x 23 x 22.5 cm (18 9/16 x 9 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Margot Kempe; 1958-62-1

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