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Accession # 68.87.60
Maker Union Porcelain Works
Designer Karl L. H. Mueller
Title "Protecting the Dumb"
Date circa 1875
Medium Terra cotta
Dimensions 24 x 13 5/8 x 14 1/8 in. (61 x 34.6 x 35.9 cm)
Marks Inscribed on base - "Protecting the Dumb"
Inscriptions Inscribed on front of base: "PROTECTING THE DUMB"
Signed no signatures
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 32, Shelf P (Sculpture)
Description Terra cotta sculpture of nude, crouching boy who holds a dog on his lap with his proper left hand and, with his right hand, a watering can on a rope that he has untied from the dog's tail; supported on ovoid base. Condition: Good