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Sailor Figure, ca. 1930

This is a Figure. It was manufactured by Dmitrov Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain (bisque), enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: Dmitrov mark stamped in orange; 1818 impressed in clay; on top of base: undeciphered inscription.

Cite this object as

Sailor Figure, ca. 1930; Manufactured by Dmitrov Porcelain Factory (Russia); porcelain (bisque), enamel; 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-163

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