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1950

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Africa or America Figure

This is a Figure. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated late 19th or 20th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is gilt, painted and glazed hard-paste porcelain. 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: 14.5 x 5.8 x 8.6 cm (5 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

Africa or America Figure; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; gilt, painted and glazed hard-paste porcelain; H x W x L: 14.5 x 5.8 x 8.6 cm (5 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-33

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