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Object ID 1958.004.013
Object Name Figurine
Title Thomas Jefferson
Collection Ceramics
Credit line Gift of H. Gregg Danby in Memory of J. Kenneth Danby
Date circa 1876
Artist Sampson Smith
Made Sampson Smith
Description Staffordshire statuette of Thomas Jefferson on a round base. Full-length, mostly white figure with gold accents, black shoes, and brown hair. He hold a scroll and leans on a pedestal. This figure was made by Sampson Smith of Longton in 1876 to commemorate the centennial of Jefferson's authorship of the Declaration of Independence.
Dimensions H-14.5 inches
Owned J. Kenneth Danby
Subjects Commemoration
Figurines
Presidents
Porcelain
People Jefferson, Thomas
Danby, H. Gregg
Danby, J. Kenneth
Search Terms Figurines
Thomas Jefferson
Presidents
Staffordshire
Porcelain
Room Front Parlor
Material Porcelain
Place of Origin Staffordshire, England