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White porcelain match holder depicting a stereotypical Jewish peddler

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.10

White porcelain match holder in the shape of a peddler with stereotypical Jewish features: an oversize nose, large, red lips, and wrinkled, blue and white suit, with grasping hands. This figurine is one of the 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Date
approximately 1801-1900  (creation)
Geography
creation : Great Britain
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Ceramics
Object Type
Match holders (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:10
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