Unknown. <em>Dog-shaped Doorstop</em>, 19th or 20th century. Glazed earthenware, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (26.7 x 19.7 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.4_back.jpg)

Dog-shaped Doorstop


Medium: Glazed earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (26.7 x 19.7 x 11.4 cm)


Accession Number: 1999.108.4

Image: CUR.1999.108.4_back.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Figure, glazed earthenware. The folded figure is in the shape of a seated spaniel with its head facing right. Spaniel sits on a rectangular base with concave corners, scalloped along the front edge and molded in center of front with inverted fleur de lis. Yellow-ware body partially covered with white glaze over which is splattered with a dark brown glaze. Condition: Overall good condition. Two visible firing cracks at the base. Drilled hole on the bottom of the base, once probably 'plugged.' Chips to glaze around the drill hole.

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