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Silver King

Alexander Phimister Proctor

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-coated bronze
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1907
    DIMENSIONS 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 4 in. (27.3 x 34.3 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Inscribed on top of base: "COPY RT. A.P. PROCTOR -07" on proper right side and "SILVER KING" on front
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on interior edge of base in black paint: "1" and "11 9 04"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 12.894
    CREDIT LINE Gift of George D. Pratt
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Alexander Phimister Proctor (American, 1862-1950). Silver King, 1907. Silver-coated bronze, 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 4 in. (27.3 x 34.3 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 12.894. Creative Commons-BY
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette of silver fish with open mouth leaping out of water; supported on wave that rises from flat rectangular base; surface covered with silvery-gray, slightly irridescent plating. Condition: Good.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (77%)
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