Fairings

Small German 19th to early 20th century porcelain ornaments, either of figures or in the form of a small box, usually depicting indelicate subjects and mass-produced for sale at fairs, bazaars, seaside stalls, and the like.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
26595
Names
fairings
fairing
kermisgiften Dutch
kermisgift Dutch
regalo de feria Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300233470. The J. Paul Getty Trust.