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Bust of a Baby on Pedestal

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Unglazed terracotta
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 12 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (30.5 x 18.4 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised on underside of one shoulder: "K. Muller"; incised on back: "U.P.W. / Age 10MO"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Franklin Chace
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Unglazed terracotta bust on pedestal of infant Pierre van Arsdale Smith, grandson of Thomas Smith. CONDITION: Back of pedestal badly chipped, base cracked.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Karl L. H. Mueller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). Bust of a Baby on Pedestal, late 19th century. Unglazed terracotta, 12 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (30.5 x 18.4 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.58. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.58.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 68.87.58.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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