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Figure of a Dog

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Unglazed earthenware
DATES ca. 1887
DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (8.3 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on front of base: "NEW YORK / ARCHITECTURAL TERRA-COTTA / CO., 1887"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Paperweight, terra cotta. Molded figure of a dog, lying down with front paws crossed; sits on rectangular base with stippled top surface and faceted edge. Condition: Chip to lower front corner of base. Slight loss to top of proper right front paw. Chip to left side of nose. Normal abrasion. Report on file.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION New York Architectural Terra Cotta Company (1886-1932). Figure of a Dog, ca. 1887. Unglazed earthenware, 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (8.3 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1994.152.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.152.1a_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1994.152.1a_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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