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Image of General Washington

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General Washington

ca. 1870
19th c
15 1/4 in. x 6 in. x 4 1/2 in. (38.74 cm x 15.24 cm x 11.43 cm)

Staffordshire, England, English, b. mid 17th Century

Object Type: Ceramic
Creation Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire
Medium and Support: Earthenware with enamel decoration
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld
Accession Number: 2005.124

Commentary
Modeled on a portrait of Benjamin Franklin, this figure is mistakenly identified by the Staffordshire modeler as "General Washington."

Exhibition
2007: Kitty Rosenbaum Gallery, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
2003 - 2004: "Clay Bodies: Staffordshire Figurative Ceramics from the Collection of Dr. & Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld," October 4, 2003 - April 4, 2004, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

Object Description
Representational Earthenware sculpture

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Dimensions
  • H: 15; W: 6; D: 4 1/2 inches Dimensions: 15 1/4 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (38.74 x 15.24 x 11.43 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld
    Role: collectors
    Place: Los Angeles, California
    Dates: 2005

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