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Figurine Seated in Canoe with Turtle

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CULTURE Karaja
MEDIUM Ceramic, pigment
DATES mid-20th century
DIMENSIONS 11 3/16 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (28.4 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 62.180.19
CREDIT LINE Gift of Ingeborg de Beausacq
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Karaja. Figurine Seated in Canoe with Turtle, mid-20th century. Ceramic, pigment, 11 3/16 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (28.4 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ingeborg de Beausacq, 62.180.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.62.180.19_side.jpg)
IMAGE CUR.62.180.19_side.jpg.
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Figurine sitting with hands on knees in a canoe with a turtle. The figurine and turtle shell are decorated with red and black painted designs. The bottom of the canoe is painted black. Condition (in 1963): Needs repair. Figurine and turtle have broken off the canoe. The canoe is broken across the prow and has been poorly repaired.
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Karaja. <em>Figurine Seated in Canoe with Turtle</em>, mid-20th century. Ceramic, pigment, 11 3/16 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (28.4 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ingeborg de Beausacq, 62.180.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.62.180.19_side.jpg)