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Allegorical Figure of "America" Figure

This is a Figure. It was after Gottfried Bernhard Götz, Johann Friedrich Eberlein and Peter Reinicke and manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1775–1825 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 D: 14 × 18 × 14 cm (5 1/2 × 7 1/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark; back of base, very faint) [2] "VANDERMEERSCH / PORCELAINES - FAIENCES / ANCIENNES / 31 bis Rue des Sts Peres", printed on rectangular label with black double border [3] "651", written with pencil on base [4] "786[...]", written with black crayon on base [5] 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 D: 14 × 18 × 14 cm (5 1/2 × 7 1/16 × 5 1/2 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-38-d

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