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Taperstick, Taperstick

This is a taperstick. It was manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1750–1760 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial and General Acqusition Endowment Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11.5 × 16 × 27 cm (4 1/2 × 6 5/16 × 10 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

Cite this object as

Taperstick, Taperstick; Manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory (Italy); hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 11.5 × 16 × 27 cm (4 1/2 × 6 5/16 × 10 5/8 in.); Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial and General Acqusition Endowment Funds; 1987-50-1-b

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