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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Bernard Rice’s Sons, Incorporated, American, 1899–1959
Honorand: President Lazaro Cardenas, Mexican, 1895–1970

1939 New York World’s Fair presentation piece

1939–40

Silver plate metal and painted wood

13 × 10 × 8 in. (33.02 × 25.4 × 20.32 cm)
Gift of James D. Oles, B.A.1984, Ph.D. 1995
2007.75.1
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

La Lagunilla Flea Market, Mexico City, sold ca. 1995 to James Oles, Wellesley, Massachusetts; gift 2007 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 196.

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