Wedding Cake Figure

Wedding Cake Figure

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Description
Bride and groom standing arm-in-arm; no base. Both figures have red-brown hair and brows, pink cheeks, fine-lined black eyes and red lips. She wears a white gown with flutter-sleeved peplum top accented by a bow cascading down front, pooled train, and long gloves; no headpiece, veil or bouquet. He sports a black tuxedo with buttoned cutaway coat and white necktie, gloves and boutonniere. Hollow cast; underside is stamped next to hole "JAPAN" in black.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
decoration, cake
Other Terms
Figure; Decoration
date made
1920 - 1930
ca 1930
place made
Japan
Physical Description
porcelain, bisque (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 3 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1992.0090.06
catalog number
1992.0090.06
accession number
1992.0090
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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