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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

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Allegorical Figure of "America" Figure

This is a Figure. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1920–1930 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

H x W x L: 14.2 x 7.1 x 6 cm (5 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "A 203", impressed [3] "72" (?), impressed underglaze (obscured by oval paper label) [4] "1166", written in pencil [5] wavy line, drawn with pencil (along edge) [6] "17.", painted in red overglaze [7] oval paper label [8] rectangular cloth label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Allegorical Figure of "America" Figure; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x L: 14.2 x 7.1 x 6 cm (5 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-30

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