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    Pair of Blue Jays
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Pair of bone china blue jays. The birds are posed perched on tree stumps with backs glazed blue, wings turquoise, and breasts and throats pink.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Tray
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Oval footed tray with repoussé scroll and leaf design around rim.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Tray
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Oval tray with repoussé floral design around rim and in center.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Chest
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1961

    Rectangular shaped chest with relief depictions of medals originally minted by the Paris Mint on the 4 sides and lid. The medallions of George Washington in profile and Riders overlooking Boston are from a medallion commissioned by the American Congress in 1787 commemorating the liberation of Boston from the British occupation. The Latin legend is...

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    Gonzolo Ximenez Medal
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1961

    Gold medallion with relief of Gonzolo Ximenez, Spanish Conquistador and founder of Bogota in center. The reverse is engraved "Santa Fe de Bogota" with a crest in center and "1538" at lower edge. The medallion hangs from a yellow and red grosgrain ribbon.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Lion of Judah Statuette
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Silver statue of a striding lion wearing a gold crown. The lion is mounted on a silver base. The surface of the statue has casing lines in block pattern to give the illusion that the statue is made of stone. The Lion's haunches are raised from the surface of the body to suggest muscles. The mane of lion is comprised of shingled spikes of silver. Th...

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    Bonbonniere with Lid
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Porcelain bonbonniere (candy dish) with low relief of the city of Luxembourg on the lid. The city was founded in 963, and celebrated its millennium the year this dish was given to President Kennedy. The exterior is skillfully polished to show the fine biscuit. A vertical design in relief is incorporated around the piece, which is glazed only on the...

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    Egyptian Barge
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Ivory model of an ancient Egyptian barge. Several intricately carved figures of ancient Egyptians stand on deck with a central figure under a canopy-like shelter. The figure has the face of a bird and is holding a staff. Two oars with bird's heads on the handles are attached to boat at each side. The model is mounted on a wooden base.

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    Female Doll in Folk Costume
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Female doll with cloth body dressed in white cotton blouse with puffy sleeves, black felt bodice, green felt skirt and red embroidered apron. The doll is wearing black high heel shoes and a red head covering.

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    Sculpture of a Royal Fishing Party
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Brass sculpture of 12 figures sitting and standing in a pirogue (flat bottomed boat). The central figure is seated and is being shaded by an umbrella held by attendant. Two figures (one at bow, other at stern) paddle while others fish.

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