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Allegorical Figure of America Figure, 1891

This is a figure. It was modeled by W. Beattie and manufactured by Wedgwood. It is dated 1891 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is black basalt (unglazed stoneware). 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

35 x 14 cm (13 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed: WEDGWOOD ENGLAND 1891.

Cite this object as

Allegorical Figure of America Figure, 1891; Manufactured by Wedgwood (United Kingdom); England; black basalt (unglazed stoneware); 35 x 14 cm (13 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-62

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