Wedding Cake Topper

Wedding Cake Topper

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
Bride and groom standing arm-in-arm on a stepped, heart-shaped base. Both figures have brown hair and brows, ivory-pink skin, blue eyes, and dark red lips. She wears a cap-sleeved white gown with bell-shaped skirt adorned by a bow at back along with long white gloves; dress neckline and her single-bloom bouquet are picked out in gold, while her head is embellished with a floor-length, white tulle veil stitched to six pearls for the headpiece. He sports a black tuxedo with buttoned coat and black bowtie; no gloves. Hollow cast; stamped "JAPAN" in red between two holes on underside.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
decoration, cake
Date made
ca 1950 - 1960
maker
unknown
place made
Japan
Physical Description
porcelain (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
gold (dress neckline, bouquet material)
pearl (headpiece material)
wire (headpiece material)
thread (headpiece material)
tulle, nylon (veil material)
Measurements
overall: 2 5/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 in; 6.6675 cm x 11.7475 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
2007.0113.02
catalog number
2007.0113.02
accession number
2007.0113
subject
Weddings
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object