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Cat Bookend, Drawing

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Pencil on paper
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1930
    DIMENSIONS Including frame: 24 x 17 in. (61 x 43.2 cm)
    MARKINGS lower proper left corner: in pencil : "2088"
    SIGNATURE Unsigned
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.156.3
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Drawing. Pencil. Tracing paper laid down on heavy buff board. Highly finished, abstracted profile view of standing aroused cat bookend. Body is inverted U-shape with thin tail rising vertically at proper right at circular head at proper left with conical ears and one round and one oval eye, all raised on narrow base. Horizontal line bisects cat through upper body and eyes.
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