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Ostrich Toy Animal

1992.452 (RS21238)

Description

A full bodied figure of a standing ostrich, painted mottled white/black with black legs, bill and a red eye.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
gesso
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Animal
Carved
carving (processes)
character toys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gesso
Gesso
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.452
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11118

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