Bust of a Child: Pierre van Arsdale Smith
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
8 1/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (20.5 x 12.1 x 8.6 cm)
Diameter of base: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) (show scale)
Incised on underside of bust, below shoulders: "K. MÜLLER"
Gift of Franklin Chace
Unglazed white porcelain bust of Pierre van Arsdale Smith [grandson of Thomas Smith] as a boy, raised on low pedestal.
Karl L. H. Müller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). Bust of a Child: Pierre van Arsdale Smith, late 19th century. Unglazed porcelain, 8 1/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (20.5 x 12.1 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.54. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.54.jpg)
overall, 68.87.54.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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