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Porcelain figurine of Aryan woman

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Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationcirca 1936
GenreSports & Recreation;Nazism & Propaganda
Object ID2009.009.001
CreatorPorzellanfabrik Schaubach Kunst [manufacturer]
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionPorcelain figurine of a blonde woman holding a white ball in her right hand with her left arm outstretched. The woman is wearing a white short-sleeved sport shirt and shorts; she has bare feet. Figure is standing on a white circular pedestal. Production number and makers mark stamped on bottom. 
Materials/Techniquesporcelain
Measurements25 x 17 cm
InscriptionsBottom: 1285 / SCHAU / BACH / KUNST / Germany
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2009 by David M. Stevens.
 
Classificationfigurines
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of David M. Stevens
NoteFigurine likely produced to coincide with the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games to depict an idealized Aryan woman.