Wedding Cake Figure

Wedding Cake Figure

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Description
Fair-skinned groom with attenuated body, pale red hair and brows, black eyes, and a red dot for his lips standing with a black top hat held in his right hand and a yellow cane resting over his left arm. He wears a morning suit with buttoned, black cutaway coat, bowknot picked out in gold above a red-brown cravat or tie, and white pants striped with pairs of gold lines. 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 5 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 12.7 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
2007.0113.03B
catalog number
2007.0113.03B
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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