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Asia and Africa as Putti Figures, 18th–19th century

This is a Figures. It was model maker: Freidrich Elias Meyer. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is polychrome, gilt and glazed hard-paste porcelain. 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: 13.1 x 8.6 x 12 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, underglaze blue: crossed swords

Cite this object as

Asia and Africa as Putti Figures, 18th–19th century; Model maker: Freidrich Elias Meyer (German, 1723 - 1785); Germany; polychrome, gilt and glazed hard-paste porcelain; H x W x D: 13.1 x 8.6 x 12 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-36

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