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1938

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

Allegorical Bust of "America" Bust

This is a bust. It was possibly by Saint-Cloud Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is soft paste porcelain (blanc de chine), vitreous enamel, bronze, 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 inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Allegorical Bust of "America" Bust; Possibly by Saint-Cloud Porcelain Manufactory (France); soft paste porcelain (blanc de chine), vitreous enamel, bronze, 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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