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Allegorical Centerpiece of the "Four Continents" Centerpiece, ca. 1760

This is a centerpiece. It was attributed to Johann Göz and manufactured by Ludwigsburg Pottery & Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is hard paste 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 Cs, painted in underglaze blue (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" Centerpiece, ca. 1760; Attributed to Johann Göz (1732–1762); Germany; hard paste 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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