Hand-painted bisque porcelain figurine of an African woman with a club in one hand and a Votes for Women sign in the other hand. [Circa 1890-1900]

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Title

Hand-painted bisque porcelain figurine of an African woman with a club in one hand and a Votes for Women sign in the other hand. [Circa 1890-1900]

Description

Hand-painted bisque of an African woman with a club in one hand and a "Votes for Women" sign in the other hand. The woman is dressed in a red corset and gold panties and her mouth is wide open.

The word "suffragette" is encized into the base.

Date

[Circa 1890-1900]

Subject

Advertising, Political
Anti-suffrage
Figurines
Merchandising
Satire
Votes for Women

Creator

Rudolstadt, Germany : Thuringia, Schafer and Vater

Format

14.5 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1890.14

Coverage

Germany

Original Format

Figurines
Ceramic (material)

Physical Dimensions

14.5 cm.

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