Doll

Object Number: 
2002.1.2144
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
5 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
Description: 
A ceramic or porcelain doll's head wearing a hat marked "Liberty", painted with a natural colored face, rosy cheeks, brown hair and blue eyes. The hat is outlined in red with a blue plume. Around the neck is a blue collar with three white stars. "Liberty" is engraved and highlighted with gold. One the reverse, faintly, "APD MF. Co.". See also 2002.1.2145 for an unpainted version. With documentation from aquisition, used to promote Liberty Bonds during WWI and found by son in manufacturer's Bronx loft 1987.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group