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Joseph Maria OLBRICH

Silesia, Austria 1867 – Germany 1908


  • Austria


Mettlach, Germany commenced 1836

manufacturer (organisation)

Ewer and basin 1904 Place made: Mettlach, Germany, Saarland, Germany
Materials & Technique: ceramics, glazed earthenware

Primary Insc: On base of both pieces, printed factory mark 'VILLEROY & BOCH'/'METTLACH'/ 'GESETZLICH GESCHUTZT'/'OLBRICH, GLATT', both in overglaze green, within factory mark, '11.' painted in black and beneath, the pattern number '1453', in black on the jug, and in brown on the basin. Impressed mark 'FC/ 68' in a rectangle on the jug and 'GC/ 39' on the basin.
Dimensions: a) 28.7 h x 23.0 w x 20.0 d cm b) 13.0 h x 39.4 w x 39.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1557.A-B