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Object Timeline

1960

  • We acquired this object.

2020

2021

  • You found it!

Allegorical Figural Groups of the "Four Continents" Figures

This is a figures. It was manufactured by Capodimonte Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1743–1759 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is soft 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 D (1960-1-51-a): 38.7 × 26.7 × 25.1 cm (15 1/4 × 10 1/2 × 9 7/8 in.) H x W x D (1960-1-51-b): 40.6 × 27.3 × 26.7 cm (16 in. × 10 3/4 in. × 10 1/2 in.) H x W x D (1960-1-51-c): 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.) H x W x D (1960-1-51-d): 41 × 27.9 × 27.9 cm (16 1/8 in. × 11 in. × 11 in.)

It has the following markings

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It is signed

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It is inscribed

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