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1954

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1989

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Telephone Talk Figure

This is a figure. It was manufactured by Dulevo Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain, enamel, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: Dulevo mark with "58" stamped in blue overglaze

Cite this object as

Telephone Talk Figure; Manufactured by Dulevo Porcelain Factory ; porcelain, enamel, gilding; 26 cm (10 1/4 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-222

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