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Allegorical Centerpiece of the "Four Continents" Figure, 1760–1765

This is a Figure. It was modeled by Johann Göz and manufactured by Ludwigsburg Pottery & Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1760–1765 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 31 x 28.1 x 28.1 cm (12 3/16 x 11 1/16 x 11 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On bottom of base, below figure with pink cape: [1] crowned intertwined double C's, painted in blue underglaze (Ludwigsburg Porcelain Manufactory mark) Underside: [1] "St", incised underglaze [2] "TL68.1972", written on paper label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Allegorical Centerpiece of the "Four Continents" Figure, 1760–1765; Manufactured by Ludwigsburg Pottery & Porcelain Factory ; Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 31 x 28.1 x 28.1 cm (12 3/16 x 11 1/16 x 11 1/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-50

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