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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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 on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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
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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