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Plaque, Portrait of George Washington

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1876
    DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (1.6 x 14.9 x 14.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Incised under bust: "U.P.W C.P. NY. K.M."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2011.40.2
    CREDIT LINE Harold S. Keller Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Karl L. H. Mueller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). Plaque, Portrait of George Washington, ca. 1876. Porcelain, 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (1.6 x 14.9 x 14.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Harold S. Keller Fund, 2011.40.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE verso, CUR.2011.40.2_verso.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION An octagonal shaped, white bodied plaque with a profile portrait bust of George Washington facing proper right. Washington wears a typical high-necked tie and a coat with a notched collar.
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