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: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.62.180.19_view01.jpg)

Figurine Seated in Canoe with Turtle


Medium: Ceramic, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

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)


Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 62.180.19

Image: CUR.62.180.19_view01.jpg,

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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