Eurydice as Queen of a Chess Set
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Decorative Art, 4th Floor
21 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 in. (54.6 cm)
mount: 22 1/2 × 9 3/4 × 9 in. (57.2 × 24.8 × 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Marks: No maker’s mark. Inside pedestal base handwritten in red pigment is the Brooklyn Museum accession number "54.64.64" which is crossed out by a single line in red pigment. Label adhered inside pedestal: square-rectangular label with red and white pre-printed text that reads: “DAMAGED: This article to which this label is attached was in a damaged condition prior to packing and handling.”
Gift of the Estate of Miriam Godofsky
Fausto Melotti (Italian, 1901-1986). Eurydice as Queen of a Chess Set, ca. 1949. Glazed earthware, 21 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 in. (54.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Miriam Godofsky, 1999.106.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.106.1_bw.jpg)
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