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Drawing

Medium:
Pen and black ink with gray wash Support: off-white laid paper
Type:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-2158
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-2158
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Allegorical Figures of the "Four Continents"

Manufacturer:
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, active from 1710 to the present  Search this
After:
Friedrich Elias Meyer, German, 1723 - 1785  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a: Asia): 15.7 × 9 × 6 cm (6 3/16 × 3 9/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
H x W x D (b: Europe): 15.3 × 9.5 × 5.5 cm (6 in. × 3 3/4 in. × 2 3/16 in.)
H x W x D (c: Africa): 15.2 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (6 in. × 2 5/8 in. × 2 11/16 in.)
H x W x D (d: America): 15 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (5 7/8 × 2 5/8 × 2 11/16 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
figures
Object Name:
figures
Place:
Germany
Date:
18th–19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde
Accession Number:
1960-1-29-a/d
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edanmdm:chndm_1960-1-29-a_d

Allegorical Figures of the "Four Continents"

Manufacturer:
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, active from 1710 to the present  Search this
After:
Friedrich Elias Meyer, German, 1723 - 1785  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a: Asia): 15.7 × 9 × 6 cm (6 3/16 × 3 9/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
H x W x D (b: Europe): 15.3 × 9.5 × 5.5 cm (6 in. × 3 3/4 in. × 2 3/16 in.)
H x W x D (c: Africa): 15.2 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (6 in. × 2 5/8 in. × 2 11/16 in.)
H x W x D (d: America): 15 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (5 7/8 × 2 5/8 × 2 11/16 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
figures
Object Name:
figures
Place:
Germany
Date:
18th–19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde
Accession Number:
1960-1-29-b
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edanmdm:chndm_1960-1-29-b

Allegorical Figures of the "Four Continents"

Manufacturer:
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, active from 1710 to the present  Search this
After:
Friedrich Elias Meyer, German, 1723 - 1785  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a: Asia): 15.7 × 9 × 6 cm (6 3/16 × 3 9/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
H x W x D (b: Europe): 15.3 × 9.5 × 5.5 cm (6 in. × 3 3/4 in. × 2 3/16 in.)
H x W x D (c: Africa): 15.2 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (6 in. × 2 5/8 in. × 2 11/16 in.)
H x W x D (d: America): 15 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (5 7/8 × 2 5/8 × 2 11/16 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
figures
Object Name:
figures
Place:
Germany
Date:
18th–19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde
Accession Number:
1960-1-29-c
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edanmdm:chndm_1960-1-29-c

Allegorical Figures of the "Four Continents"

Manufacturer:
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, active from 1710 to the present  Search this
After:
Friedrich Elias Meyer, German, 1723 - 1785  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a: Asia): 15.7 × 9 × 6 cm (6 3/16 × 3 9/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
H x W x D (b: Europe): 15.3 × 9.5 × 5.5 cm (6 in. × 3 3/4 in. × 2 3/16 in.)
H x W x D (c: Africa): 15.2 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (6 in. × 2 5/8 in. × 2 11/16 in.)
H x W x D (d: America): 15 × 6.7 × 6.8 cm (5 7/8 × 2 5/8 × 2 11/16 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
figures
Object Name:
figures
Place:
Germany
Date:
18th–19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde
Accession Number:
1960-1-29-d
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Rona

Producer:
Eric Ewers AB, (Stockholm, Sweden)  Search this
Distributor:
Morley Fletcher Ltd., (New York, NY, USA)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen Technique: printed on plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W (a): 51.4 × 66.4 cm (20 1/4 × 26 1/8 in.)
H x W (b): 49.2 × 48.3 cm (19 3/8 in. × 19 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
Sweden
Date:
1953
Credit Line:
Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner
Accession Number:
2019-28-75-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e78c656d-ebd1-4e72-a43f-872e24dba511
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edanmdm:chndm_2019-28-75-a_b
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Urn (One of a Pair)

Manufacturer:
Coalport Porcelain Factory, English, active late 18th - 20th centuries  Search this
Medium:
porcelain (probably bone china), vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24 × 17 × 14 cm (9 7/16 × 6 11/16 × 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
urn
Object Name:
urn
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1830
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin M. Reeves
Accession Number:
1962-155-1-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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edanmdm:chndm_1962-155-1-b

Ribbon swatches

Medium:
Medium: silk
Dimensions:
Sheet: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)
Type:
sample books
Ribbon swatches
Made in:
France
Date:
1890–1910
Credit Line:
Gift of John G. Neeser
Accession Number:
1914-22-4-1433/1462
Restrictions & Rights:
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edanmdm:chndm_1914-22-4-1433_1462

Sample book

Medium:
Medium: silk
Type:
sample books
Sample book
Made in:
France
Date:
1890–1910
Credit Line:
Gift of John G. Neeser
Accession Number:
1914-22-4-934/1432
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq488323b8e-2cda-42f7-a99f-44539bbf2a5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1914-22-4-934_1432

Hatpin Holder

Medium:
silver, synthetic plastic resin
Dimensions:
H x diam. (overall): 15.2 × 6.7 cm (6 in. × 2 5/8 in.)
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
hatpin holder
Object Name:
hatpin holder
Probably made in:
United States
Date:
ca. 1910
Credit Line:
Gift of Frances Jones Poetker
Accession Number:
1997-130-6
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq459ce8d8f-0d65-477f-9c12-192841aa3d82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1997-130-6

Serving Dish

Manufacturer:
Reed & Barton, American, 1824–2015  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.5 × 33.3 × 17.1 cm (2 3/16 × 13 1/8 × 6 3/4 in.)
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
serving dish
Object Name:
serving dish
Made in:
Taunton, Massachusetts, United States of America
Date:
1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris
Accession Number:
1994-118-8
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4591c25ef-7a37-49f8-8df5-af558edb12a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-118-8

Bowl

Designer:
Alfred Grover Kintz, American, 1885 - 1963  Search this
Manufacturer:
International Silver Company, Meriden, Connecticut, founded 1898  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 4.2 × 25.5 cm (1 5/8 × 10 1/16 in.)
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
bowl
Object Name:
bowl
Manufactured in:
Meriden, Connecticut, USA
Date:
ca. 1928
Credit Line:
Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
Accession Number:
1993-134-15
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq40ff45d1d-2e8f-4b85-9b65-141f141865f2
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edanmdm:chndm_1993-134-15
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Knife with Porcelain Handle

Manufacturer:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
steel, silver; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
L x W: 27.7 x 2.3 cm (10 7/8 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
knife
Object Name:
knife
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750–1755
Credit Line:
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg
Accession Number:
1985-103-202
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4d8be3351-52b2-4f79-b0b9-b90d779407ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-103-202

Knife with Porcelain Handle

Manufacturer:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
steel, silver; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
L x W: 27.6 x 2.5 cm (10 7/8 x 1 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
knife
Object Name:
knife
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750–1755
Credit Line:
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg
Accession Number:
1985-103-203
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq44eea8705-28ef-4523-a954-67459aa9c793
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edanmdm:chndm_1985-103-203

Knife with Porcelain Handle

Possibly:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
steel, silver; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
L x W: 21 x 2.3 cm (8 1/4 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
knife
Object Name:
knife
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750
Credit Line:
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg
Accession Number:
1985-103-204
Restrictions & Rights:
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edanmdm:chndm_1985-103-204

Knife with Porcelain Handle

Possibly:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
steel, silver; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
L x W: 26.2 x 2.4 cm (10 5/16 x 15/16 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
knife
Object Name:
knife
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750
Credit Line:
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg
Accession Number:
1985-103-205
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4df277229-6127-4e24-95b5-7e2054cc8e25
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edanmdm:chndm_1985-103-205

Fork with Porcelain Handle

Possibly:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
steel, silver; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
L x W: 17.3 x 1.9 cm (6 13/16 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
fork
Object Name:
fork
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750
Credit Line:
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg
Accession Number:
1985-103-206
Restrictions & Rights:
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edanmdm:chndm_1985-103-206

Two-Tined Fork with Porcelain Handle

Possibly:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
steel, silver; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
L x W: 21.2 x 2 cm (8 3/8 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
fork
Object Name:
fork
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750
Credit Line:
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg
Accession Number:
1985-103-207
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq42c518c9c-3ece-470a-8329-ec30ee4aacaf
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edanmdm:chndm_1985-103-207

Dish in Shape of a Silver Sauceboat Stand

Manufacturer:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 24.3 × 19 cm (1 3/16 × 9 9/16 × 7 1/2 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
dish
Object Name:
dish
Manufactured in:
England
Date:
1750–1752
Credit Line:
Gift of Michele Beiny, in memory of her grandfather Hanns M. Weinberg
Accession Number:
1985-120-3
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4664c307b-3552-46e5-83a1-a1b33759fd06
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edanmdm:chndm_1985-120-3
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Dish in Shape of a Silver Sauceboat Stand

Manufacturer:
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, 1745 – 1784  Search this
Medium:
soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.5 × 24 × 18.3 cm (1 3/4 × 9 7/16 × 7 3/16 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
dish
Object Name:
dish
Place:
England
Date:
1750–1752
Credit Line:
Gift of Michele Beiny, in memory of her grandfather Hanns M. Weinberg
Accession Number:
1985-120-4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c8298574-597e-4084-af34-e8c0b19be1c2
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edanmdm:chndm_1985-120-4
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