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1960

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2015

2017

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America Figure, ca. 1760

This is a Figure. It was produced by Meissen Porcelain Factory and modeled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, Johann Joachim Kändler and Peter Reinicke and drafted by Gottfried Bernhard Götz. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is porcelain, enameled and gilded decoration. 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: 26.9 x 30.2 x 16.7 cm (10 9/16 x 11 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underglaze mark: crossed swords

Cite this object as

America Figure, ca. 1760; Modeled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein (1696 – 1749); Germany; porcelain, enameled and gilded decoration; H x W x D: 26.9 x 30.2 x 16.7 cm (10 9/16 x 11 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-28-d

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