Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
9 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 4 in. (24.1 × 7.9 × 10.2 cm)
mount (overall dims of object with mount): 9 3/4 × 4 × 5 in. (24.8 × 10.2 × 12.7 cm) (show scale)
Faintly impressed on back of bust, below neck: head of an eagle
Gift of Franklin Chace
Unglazed white porcelain, bust of Pallas Athena (Greek goddess of Wisdom) with helmet, on pedestal with square base.
CONDITION: Edges of base nicked.
Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Bust, late 19th century. High-fired ceramic, 9 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 4 in. (24.1 × 7.9 × 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.53. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.53.jpg)
overall, 68.87.53.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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