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Animal figurine

Description

Molded white clay body w/ naturalistic overglaze enamel wash decoration overall. 3-dimensional figure of a standing cow w/ a nursing calf, both standing on a grass-colored ovoid base w/ molded leaves at sides and an applied bush in foreground. Figures stand against green tree-like bocage of molded and applied foliage w/ blue and red flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1810
Inscriptions
Decorator's mark on bottom in overglaze black wash: ""3""
Material
earthenware
enameling
overglazing
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Cow
cows
Earthenware
earthenware
Enameled
enameling
figure- and animal-derived motifs
FIGURINE, ANIMAL
figurines
Overglazed
overglazing
Staffordshire
Dimensions
5.5 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.157
Credit Line
Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn
GUSN
17359

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