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Artichoke-Shaped Vase Vase

This is a Vase. It was manufactured by Paul Dachsel. It is dated 1905–1911 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Dr. Gail Davidson. It is credited Gift of Gail Davidson.

  • PH Artichoke Hanging Lamp
  • bent sheet copper, cast steel, enameled metal.
  • Museum purchase from General Exhibition Funds.
  • 1983-16-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15 x 13cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/8in.)

It has the following markings

Overglaze circular mark printed on bottom in purple: "TURN TEPLITZ / PD / MADE IN AUSTRIA"

Cite this object as

Artichoke-Shaped Vase Vase; Manufactured by Paul Dachsel ; Austria; porcelain; H x W x D: 15 x 13cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/8in.); Gift of Gail Davidson; 1990-24-1

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