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Figure of a Cat

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Hard-paste porcelain
DATES possibly 19th century (body); 20th century (decoration)
DIMENSIONS 5 1/4 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. (13.3 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS "Italy" painted in block letters in black on base.
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Dr. Grace McLean Abbate
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Figure of a Cat, possibly 19th century (body); 20th century (decoration). Hard-paste porcelain, 5 1/4 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. (13.3 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Dr. Grace McLean Abbate, 81.53.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 81.53.17_mark_bw.jpg)
IMAGE mark, 81.53.17_mark_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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