Statuette of Blacksmith
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
10 15/16 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (27.8 x 13.7 x 13.7 cm) (show scale)
On base near proper left foot: "K MULLER 1867"; on back of anvil: "MANUF / BY / N MULLER / PATENT; on bottom: "N MULLER / N.Y. 528"
Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis
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Karl L. H. Mueller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). Statuette of Blacksmith, ca. 1867. Patinated metal, 10 15/16 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (27.8 x 13.7 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 1992.163.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.163.1_bw.jpg)
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"The Blacksmith" (figure), white metal with brown patination. Blacksmith stands on circular base with tools scattered at his feet, leaning against an anvil draped with a coat. Bearded figure wears a hat, shirtsleeves and leather apron and is lighting a pipe with a rod.
CONDITION: Patination worn. Pipe stem probably replaced.
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