Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
9 1/4 x 7 x 4 3/8 in. (23.5 x 17.8 x 11.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Arthur W. Clement
Salt-glazed stoneware doorstop, gray ground with blue glaze accents, molded into shape of seated poodle with body in profile and head turned frontally. Tail, head, ears, and ruff around neck and shoulders covered with thick, applied coleslaw decoration (textured to resemble wooly fur), glazed in blue. Dog wears leash and collar with oval tag.
CONDITION: Good; white spots around edge of ruff, on ears, on tail, and between front paws.
Doorstop, Poodle, 19th century. Stoneware, 9 1/4 x 7 x 4 3/8 in. (23.5 x 17.8 x 11.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 43.128.23. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.128.23.jpg)
overall, 43.128.23.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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