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1960

  • We acquired this object.

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2018

America Figure, ca. 1760

This is a Figure. It was modeled by Peter Reinicke. 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.

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 Peter Reinicke (German, 1715–1768); 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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