Figurine Group

Polychrome- and gilt-painted bisque figural group of a fair-skinned woman in 18th-century-style dress alighting from a white carriage drawn by two white horses; all on an oblong oval base. A man in light green frock coat standing outside the carriage takes the woman's right hand in his, while the driver, resplendent in cream-colored tricorn hat, gilt-ruffled blue shirt and coat, and patterned lavender pants, sits at attention. Bottom underside is stamped "MADE IN / JAPAN" in red and marked "6141" in black crayon. Small hole in driver's hand indicates he originally held a whip.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
mid 1950s
date used
1950s - 1970s
Physical Description
porcelain, bisque (overall material)
paint (decoration material)
gold (decoration material)
average spatial: 22 cm x 17 cm x 34 cm; 8 11/16 in x 6 11/16 in x 13 3/8 in
overall: 8 1/2 in x 12 3/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 21.59 cm x 32.385 cm x 11.1125 cm
place made
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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