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Object Name TOY MINIATURE
Catalog Number 0985.07.00063k
Description The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: white circular plate with flat shoulders and single gold line along lip and dot pyramids surrounding the bowl. Interior of bowl has a scene of two young girls wearing green dresses with white aprons and bonnets and red shoes, holding open green umbrellas. They are standing on a green and yellow lawn with a wood rail fence in the background along a shoreline with a water behind and three sailboats in the distant right background. A tree with fruit is immediately behind and arches over the girls. The plate has an attached triangular stand with gold accents on the front feet and molded foliage decoration on the sides. On the underside of the plate are two tabs; one on either side.
On back, between the stands feet is written "19" in red.
Material Ceramic/glaze
Dimensions H-2.5 L-2.5 D-1.375 Dia-2.5 inches
Owned Davis family [Davis children]; Varina Anne Davis (Winnie)
Provenance The toy miniatures belonged to the Jefferson Davis children and came from the Davis family effects, primarily found in boxes with articles belonging to Winnie Davis.

"The toys of Miss Winnie Davis."
People Davis family [Davis children]
Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)
Subjects Toys
Children
girls