Commemorative, Miniature Watering Can; Victoria; 1904-1918; RX.1978.8.9

Name/Title

Commemorative, Miniature Watering Can

About this object

A miniature watering can featuring a picture of Dunedin on one side. Donated in 1978 as part of a collection of Victorian objects by Miss A Shepherd

Maker

Victoria

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1904-1918

Period

1910s

Place Made

Europe, Austria

Place Notes

The factory was established in 1883 in Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) by a London company Lazarus & Rosenfeld Ltd. In 1885 it was bought by Franz Schmidt and renamed Porzellanfabrik Victoria Schmidt & Co. In 1927 it was transformed into a stock company Porzellanfabrik Victoria AG.

In 1945 the factory together with the Altrohlau Porcelain Company became a part of state owned EPIAG / Starorolský Porcelán and in 1958 Karlovarský Porcelán Stará Role II. Nowadays it is a part of Thun Karlovarský Porcelán.

Medium and Materials

processed material, ceramic, porcelain

Inscription and Marks

VITORIA
{image of crown}
AUSTRIA

331

Measurements

h 120mm x w 40mm x d 100mm
wt 63g

Subject and Association Keywords

Art and Design

Object Type

commemorative objects

Object number

RX.1978.8.9

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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