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1920

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1925

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Head of a Woman Cane Handle, 1920–25

This is a Cane Handle. It was designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko and manufactured by State Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1920–25 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is glazed porcelain, metal. 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.

  • Object ID #907130247
  • hard-paste porcelain.
  • Lent by The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Arthur T. Aldis & Russell....
  • 34.2016.9

Its dimensions are

H (w/ stand): 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: None

Cite this object as

Head of a Woman Cane Handle, 1920–25; Designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko (Russian, b. Georgia, 1892–1942); glazed porcelain, metal; H (w/ stand): 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-71

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