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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Unglazed porcelain
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 9 3/4 x 3 x 4 7/8 in. (24.8 x 7.6 x 12.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Faintly impressed on back of bust, below neck: head of an eagle
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Franklin Chace
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CAPTION Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Bust, late 19th century. Unglazed porcelain, 9 3/4 x 3 x 4 7/8 in. (24.8 x 7.6 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.53. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.53.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 68.87.53.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Unglazed white porcelain, bust of Pallas Athena (Greek goddess of Wisdom) with helmet, on pedestal with square base. CONDITION: Edges of base nicked.
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