Polychrome- and gold-painted bisque figurine of a fair-skinned woman with powdered hair or white wig in 18th-century-style dress standing against a tree stump on a circular, floral-banded 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. Right index finger and left arm missing. Blue-painted mark of "G" superimposed on an H-like figure below incised letters "WO(?)J" on bottom underside.

Date Made: 1950sDate Used: 1950s - 1970s

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: United States: Florida, Miami Beach

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Credit Line: Gift of Bettee-Aynn Amsterdam Thomas in honor of Ruth and Bernard Amsterdam

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0201.06Catalog Number: 1996.0201.06Accession Number: 1996.0201

Object Name: figurine

Physical Description: porcelain, bisque (overall material)paint (decoration material)gold (decoration material)Measurements: overall: 11 in x 4 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 12.065 cm


Record Id: nmah_1180778

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