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1940

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1960

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The Ballerina Galina Ulanova in the Role of Maria Figurine, ca. 1950

This is a Figurine. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is molded, enameled, and gilded porcelain. 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.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15 x 18.5 x 14 cm (5 7/8 x 7 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: unidentified factory mark stamped in blue underglaze

Cite this object as

The Ballerina Galina Ulanova in the Role of Maria Figurine, ca. 1950; molded, enameled, and gilded porcelain; H x W x D: 15 x 18.5 x 14 cm (5 7/8 x 7 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-236

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