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Wedding Cake Figure

Wedding Cake Figure

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Description
Fair-skinned bride with attenuated body, pale blonde hair and brows, black eyes, and a red dot for her lips standing and holding a red, yellow and green bouquet in light blue wrapping against her left arm. She wears a long-sleeved white gown picked out in gold at the neck, across bodice and in the front folds of skirt along with white gloves and a red-brown, shoulder-length headpiece or mantle. Hollow cast; underside is stamped next to hole "JAPAN" in black. From a pair, 2007.0113.03A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
decoration, cake
Date made
ca 1930 - 1940
maker
unknown
place made
Japan
Physical Description
porcelain (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
gold (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 12.065 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
2007.0113.03A
catalog number
2007.0113.03A
accession number
2007.0113
subject
Weddings
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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