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Figure, “Stitch, Stitch, Stitch”

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Matte-glazed porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1875
    DIMENSIONS 19 x 10 x 13 in. (48.3 x 25.4 x 33 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On front of base, incised: 'Stitch, Stitch, Stitch.' Lower edge, incised, initials: 'U.P.W."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.75
    CREDIT LINE Purchase gift of Richard J. Schwartz and H. Randolph Lever Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT
    CAPTION Karl L. H. Mueller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). Figure, “Stitch, Stitch, Stitch”, ca. 1875. Matte-glazed porcelain, 19 x 10 x 13 in. (48.3 x 25.4 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchase gift of Richard J. Schwartz and H. Randolph Lever Fund, 2013.75 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2013.75_front_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 2013.75_front_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Substantial parian ware representation of a seated seamstress. Figure of a young girl, seated on a broken wooden crate, hands clasped around one knee, shirt draped over her lap, with scissors and thread at feet ; the whole on an oval base. Condition: thin hairline crack to one wrist of figure- appears minor.
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    Karl L. H. Mueller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). <em>Figure, “Stitch, Stitch, Stitch”</em>, ca. 1875. Matte-glazed porcelain, 19 x 10 x 13 in. (48.3 x 25.4 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchase gift of Richard J. Schwartz and H. Randolph Lever Fund, 2013.75 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2013.75_front_PS9.jpg)