Wedding Cake Figure

Wedding Cake Figure

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Description
Bride and groom standing arm-in-arm on an oval pedestal base. The groom has brown hair and the bride has yellow-blonde hair covered by a green headband and remnants of netting for the veil; both figures have ivory-skinned faces, brown brows, black eyes and red lips. She wears a white, long-sleeved, fit-and-flare gown, the skirt gathered and draped at front, and white gloves; a red and green bouquet rests inside her left arm. He sports a black tuxedo with buttoned cutaway coat and white gloves; indistinct white neckwear. Hollow cast with hole on underside. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
decoration, cake
Other Terms
Figure; Decoration
date made
ca 1930
place made
Japan
Physical Description
porcelain, bisque (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 7.3025 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1992.0301.02
catalog number
1992.0301.02
accession number
1992.0301
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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