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Figurine of peacock

1949.310 (RS177841)

Description

Peacock figurine with bulbous body painted in shades of green, blue and brown overglaze; resting on tree stump and branch painted green. Legs and talons painted blue. Peacock tilted forward, tail spread and raised with head turned to side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Location of origin
Southern Europe
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
Figurine, Bird
figurines
Majolica
Overglazed
Peacock
Dimensions
20 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.310
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7484

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