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Capodimonte figurine of a Jewish gentleman

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.123

Capodimonte porcelain figurine of a Jewish gentleman in colorful late 18th century costume, loosely modeled on the pose of the commedia dell'artre figure Pantalone. This figurine is one of the more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Date
approximately 1771-approximately 1821  (manufacture)
Geography
manufacture : Capodimonte porcelain; Naples (Italy)
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Ceramics
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:12
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