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Whieldon Cat

1992.585 (RS21055)

Description

Miniature earthenware cat, molded, sitting upright, sponge-painted in yellow and brown with a green glaze to the back area.

Details

Maker
Wheildon, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1775-1825
Location of origin
Staffordshire, England; England, Yorkshire
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
molding (forming)
sponging
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Figurine, Animal
figurines
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Molded
molding (forming)
Sponge-painted
sponging
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.585
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10728

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