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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES 1882-1888
    DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 6 x 6 in. (1.9 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)
    MARKINGS On bottom, molded: "IT Co [letters worn down] / (upsidedown in pretzel) B [illegible worn down letter, probably 'W'] I / B N Y"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1998.149.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Susan I. Padwee in honor of Dr. Barry R. Harwood
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square earthenware tile, brown vitreous glaze, with raised molded bust of bearded man wearing large feathered cap and ruffled collar facing proper left. CONDITION: Fair; all over cracking in glaze, chip in glaze at bottom part of feather.
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