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Bust of Karl Marx Figure, ca. 1960

This is a Figure. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1960 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain (bisque). 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

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: crossed daggers hand-painted in blue

Cite this object as

Bust of Karl Marx Figure, ca. 1960; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); East Germany; porcelain (bisque); 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-237

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