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American Decorative Arts
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781

Bust of George Washington

ca. 1932

Cobalt blue underglaze and gray, green, yellow, black, red and magenta enamel-decorated earthenware

8 × 4 in. (20.3 × 10.2 cm)
Bequest of Doris M. Brixey
1984.32.42
Geography: 
Made in England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Richard DeWolfe Brixey (1880-1943); by descent to his daughter Doris M. Brixey. Bequest in 1984 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 72.

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