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Allegorical Bust of "America" Bust, ca. 1750

This is a bust. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, brass, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20 × 9.5 × 8 cm (7 7/8 × 3 3/4 × 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Allegorical Bust of "America" Bust, ca. 1750; porcelain, vitreous enamel, brass, gold; H x W x D: 20 × 9.5 × 8 cm (7 7/8 × 3 3/4 × 3 1/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-379

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