Metzler & Ortloff (East Germany)

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Metzler & Ortloff (East Germany)

Post by Pip on July 13th 2008, 2:18 pm

Metzler & Ortloff was founded in 1875 and later became Plankenhammer/VEB Ilmenau which ceased production in 1976.


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Metzler & Ortloff Ilmenau DDR

Post by narcissus on November 1st 2008, 8:05 pm



Vase 19x3 cm. After nationalization in 1972 the works were renamed VEB Ilmenau.
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Metzler & Ortloff Ilmenau DDR

Post by narcissus on November 1st 2008, 8:07 pm



View of base for vase 19x3cm above.
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Metzler & Ortloff Ilmenau DDR

Post by narcissus on November 1st 2008, 8:32 pm



Vase 19x5x3cm heavier built for export with Craquele Dekor
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Metzler & Ortloff Ilmenau DDR

Post by narcissus on November 1st 2008, 8:35 pm



Base view of above vase, base 5 cm across showing within a circle a crown and the M & O standard mark used for export between 1923 and 1972. Outside and below the circle appears the words "Germany".
Craquele Dekor.
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