Polychrome- and gilt-painted bisque figurine of a fair-skinned woman in 18th-century-style dress standing against a tree stump on a circular, floral-decorated base. She wears a pink polonaise-type gown with blue corseted bodice, white sleeve ruffles, yellow skirt ruffle, and pale blue petticoat with white stockings and blue shoes; a blue bow at the neckline and blue-outlined white bow at the waist. Bottom underside has a blue-painted mark of "G" superimposed on an H-like figure with incised letters "WO(?)J" above. Right index finger and left arm missing.
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Object Name
date made
date used
1950s - 1970s
Physical Description
porcelain, bisque (overall material)
paint (decoration material)
gold (decoration material)
average spatial: 28 cm x 12.2 cm; 11 in x 4 13/16 in
overall: 11 in x 4 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 12.065 cm
place used
United States: Florida, Miami Beach
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Bettee-Aynn Amsterdam Thomas in honor of Ruth and Bernard Amsterdam
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