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Doorstop, Poodle

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Stoneware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 7 x 4 3/8 in. (23.5 x 17.8 x 11.1 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 43.128.23
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Arthur W. Clement
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE overall, 43.128.23.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
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