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Insect Figure, 1937

This is a Figure. It was manufactured by Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is earthenware, glaze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Misses Hewitt Fund.

  • Earrings, 2013
  • copper, white gold, sapphires, spinels, rubellite, tourmaline.
  • Courtesy of FD Gallery.
  • 20.2015.2a/c

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Insect Figure, 1937; Manufactured by Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (United States); USA; earthenware, glaze; Museum purchase from the Misses Hewitt Fund; 1937-62-8

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