Bust of a Baby on Pedestal
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
12 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (30.5 x 18.4 x 14 cm) (show scale)
Incised on underside of one shoulder: "K. Muller"; incised on back: "U.P.W. / Age 10MO"
Gift of Franklin Chace
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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)
overall, 68.87.58.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Unglazed terracotta bust on pedestal of infant Pierre van Arsdale Smith, grandson of Thomas Smith.
CONDITION: Back of pedestal badly chipped, base cracked.
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