Objects

Item Type: plate
Title: Den Völkern der Welt zur Mahnung - Wanderfreunde Ebermannstadt 1979
Maker: Kahla
Year: 1979
Country: East Germany
Materials: porcelain
Measurements: 2 cm x 19 cm dia. (13/16 in x 7 1/2 in dia.)

Anti-war themed plate. It shows portraits of five World War II leaders - Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Benito Mussolini - arranged in a circle and interspersed with illustrated wartime scenes, including airplanes dropping bombs, a graveyard, a tank moving through ruins, a city scene and an individual waving the flag of the USSR. In the center of the plate is an image of an atom bomb explosion, above the phrase "Nie wieder Krieg" (Never Again War). The back of the plate has the Kahla logo in green and a small number 5 on top.


ID Number: 2010.903.001

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