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1960

  • We acquired this object.

2020

2021

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Figures, Allegorical Figures of the "Four Continents"

This is a figures. 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 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 (figure a): 14 × 18 × 14 cm (5 1/2 × 7 1/16 × 5 1/2 in.) H x W x D (figure b): 11.3 × 17.5 × 13 cm (4 7/16 × 6 7/8 × 5 1/8 in.) H x W x D (figure c): 19 × 14.8 × 10.5 cm (7 1/2 × 5 13/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (figure d): 14 × 18 × 14 cm (5 1/2 × 7 1/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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It is signed

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It is inscribed

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