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Why Design Now?: Z-20 Concentrated Solar-Power System

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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Design  Search this
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Why Design Now?: Hope Solar Tower

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2010-05-05T23:11:10.000Z
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Why Design Now?: E/S Orcelle cargo carrier

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2010-05-07T00:04:28.000Z
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Design  Search this
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Minutes

Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Minutes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0001
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Gertrude Farrington diaries

Writer of accompanying material:
Farrington, Gertrude  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (3 diaries)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1977-1992
Content Description:
This collection contains three 5-year diaries kept by Ridgefield Garden Club member Gertrude Farrington from 1978 to 1992.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut  Search this
Women gardeners  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Identifier:
AAG.GCA.FAR
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Gertrude Farrington diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60349f478-4a27-4aba-b359-a89f2b1df628
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-gca-far
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Energy & motion songs : from Ballads for the age of science

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Date:
1967
Contents:
What is energy, part 1.--Grand Coulee Dam; how energy changes forms.--E-lec-tri-city.--Engines; mechanical energy.--Solar energy.--Energy in roundabout ways.--What is energy, part 2.--Kinetic & potential energy.--Jets; action and reaction.--Ultra violet and infra red.--What is chemical energy.--How do we measure energy.--Motion, motion everywhere.--Thumbnail sketch of atomic energy.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-3166

Motivation.0314
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Motivation 1967
General:
lyrics & text by Hy Zaret ; music by Lou Singer. Tom Glazer and Dottie Evans, vocalists; Tony Mottola Orchestra; Hecky Krasnow, director; Hy Ruchlis, science consultant.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-3166
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5cb2b60dd-00a9-47de-938b-0699d29200f9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref17672

Dog Trot House; Shellhorse, Pire, Brogdon; Wine Making; G. and P. Tanner, M. Anger

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folk Housing and Energy Efficiency Program 1980 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1980 October 11
Local Numbers:
FP-1980-7RR-0300
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, October 11, 1980.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Wine  Search this
Wine making  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1980, Item FP-1980-7RR-0300
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Community Activities and Food Preservation / 4.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5452c0078-9be9-4455-a3ac-a29f95e0d083
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1980-ref320
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Exploring Solar Energy: The Science Behind Design

Captain H.C. Gray Balloon Basket

Materials:
Wicker, wood, rope, metal
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall basket and ring dimentsions): 143.5 × 100.3 × 220.8cm, 92.5kg (4 ft. 8 1/2 in. × 3 ft. 3 1/2 in. × 7 ft. 2 15/16 in., 204lb.)
3-D (Overall basket with rigging pear ring): 143.5 × 100.3 × 355.4cm (4 ft. 8 1/2 in. × 3 ft. 3 1/2 in. × 11 ft. 7 15/16 in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Balloon
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1927
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Army Air Corps, War Department
Inventory Number:
A19280013000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9088af853-cd3d-48b4-b6ed-8a39f2e66764
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19280013000
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Living Light: The University of Tennesse Solar-Powered House

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-07-23T18:50:59.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
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Energy for Change Symposium 1: Aletha Tom

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-07-23T14:39:30.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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Design for Solar Energy Exhibit

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Project Head:
George Levaras  Search this
Draftsman:
Deller  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, pen and ink on illustration board
Dimensions:
50.4 x 75.9 cm (19 13/16 x 29 7/8 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1611
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq400c60483-3e21-4110-913a-1e2d1cc71690
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1611
Online Media:

"Switch to Solar for Heat, Light and Life"

Designer:
Jennifer Roos, b. 1970  Search this
Frederick Schaub, b. 1969  Search this
Medium:
offset lithography
Dimensions:
89.9 cm x 62.9 cm (35.4 in. x 24.75 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Date:
1998
Credit Line:
Gift of Unknown Donor
Accession Number:
2000-36-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c91159ca-9884-41bc-92ca-1c84a9410235
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2000-36-2

32c Solar Energy single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2952
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
April 20, 1995
Topic:
Humanitarian Causes  Search this
The Environment  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1998.2008.893
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm85df68e02-eebe-433e-8db0-0812e8029049
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1998.2008.893

20c Solar Energy single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2006
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Tennessee
United States of America
Date:
April 29, 1982
Topic:
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Science  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2034.98
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm81c82b5c3-4a2a-4280-8dc6-7878b3d6cd1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.98

[Trade catalogs from Pacific Gas and Electric Co.]

Company Name:
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.  Search this
Notes content:
1939 Summarized consolidated earnings statement for the year ending June 30, 1939. A May 1983 issue of the newsletter "P.G.& E. Progress" contains articles on the company's use of solar energy, how to combat wild fires ; saving money on gas and electrical bills ; the history of PG&E and the Oakland Museum.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
San Francisco, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Coal  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26754
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26754

Meissen red stoneware coffeepot

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
monochrome, rust (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, refined (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 7/8 in; 20.0025 cm
Object Name:
coffeepot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1710-1715
Credit Line:
Hans C. Syz Collection
ID Number:
CE.75.182ab
Catalog number:
75.182ab
Collector/donor number:
738
Accession number:
319073
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The Hans C. Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d4f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_574962

Meissen red stoneware head of Vitellius

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
monochrome, rust (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, refined (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in; 10.16 cm
Object Name:
bust
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1708-1720
Credit Line:
Hans C. Syz Collection
ID Number:
CE.75.184
Catalog number:
75.184
Collector/donor number:
678
Accession number:
319073
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Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d4f2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_574963

Meissen red stoneware teapot

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
monochrome, rust (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, refined (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
teapot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1710-1715
Credit Line:
Hans C. Syz Collection
ID Number:
1980.0024.01ab
Accession number:
1980.0024
Catalog number:
1980.0024.01ab
Collector/donor number:
840
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d4f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_574964

Meissen red stoneware teapot and cover

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
ceramic, stoneware, refined (overall material)
gilt (overall production method/technique)
chinoiserie (joint piece style)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 6 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
teapot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1710-1715
Credit Line:
Hans C. Syz Collection
ID Number:
CE.70.641ab
Accession number:
292238
Collector/donor number:
861
Catalog number:
70.641ab
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d4f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_574965

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