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Figure of a Boar

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Unglazed terracotta
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 12 1/2 x 11 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. (31.8 x 28.9 x 21.6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no insriptions
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). Figure of a Boar, late 19th century. Unglazed terracotta, 12 1/2 x 11 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. (31.8 x 28.9 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.57. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.57.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 68.87.57.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Unglazed terra cotta boar in a half sitting position on oval base. CONDITION: edges nicked, base cracked.
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