Figurine of a baby

Object Number: 
1942.185
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Porcelain, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 x 2 5/8 in. ( 7.9 x 7.6 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
incised: on base: "9916"
Description: 
Painted biscuit porcelain figurine; seated infant wearing hooded white snow suit, white gloves, and brown shoes.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object was given as a favor at a dinner held in New York City in honor of the Arctic explorer Admiral Robert E. Peary (1856-1920).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James King Hand
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group