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Ornament in Form of Dog

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 6 1/2 x 3 x 4 1/8 in. (16.5 x 7.6 x 10.5 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 45.76.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Franklin Chace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Ornament in Form of Dog, 19th century. Earthenware, 6 1/2 x 3 x 4 1/8 in. (16.5 x 7.6 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Franklin Chace, 45.76.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 45.76.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Stoneware ornament molded into hollow form of seated dog with short snout and long, floppy jowls; cream-colored ground; eyes, mouth, and paws accented with orange glaze; rest of body covered with irregular spots of blue and brown glaze. CONDITION: Good; some crackling in glaze; large (old) crack between front paws.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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