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Stool

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Volcanic stone
  • Place Found: Costa Rica
  • DATES 1000-1300
    DIMENSIONS 9 7/16 x 15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (24 x 39.4 x 40 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 31.1689
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Stool, 1000-1300. Volcanic stone, 9 7/16 x 15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (24 x 39.4 x 40 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1689. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 31.1689_acetate_bw.jpg)
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Stool with a circular, slightly concave plate and a tall open worked pedestal base. The sides of the plate have 12 carved feline heads with the muzzles facing downwards. The pedestal base has four long rectangular perforations. Condition: good; abraded surface; several chips on the sides of the plate; there is a white circular accretion on top of the plate and a red adhesive label with the number "54" on the bottom of the plate.
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     <em>Stool</em>, 1000-1300. Volcanic stone, 9 7/16 x 15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (24 x 39.4 x 40 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1689. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 31.1689_acetate_bw.jpg)