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1949.416 (RS119535)

Description

Molded white clay body; standing figure; overglaze polychrome enamel decoration. Naval officer with left arm leaning on pedestal; three eagles on shaft; right hand holding telescope. Well-modeled in back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Inscriptions
Across base: John Paul Jones
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
earthenware
enameling
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
tin (metal)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Classical Figure
Eagle
Earthenware
earthenware
Enameled
enameling
FIGURINE
figurines
glazing (coating)
marines (visual works)
Maritime
Molded
molding (forming)
Staffordshire
Telescope
telescopes
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
Jones, John Paul
Dimensions
9.375 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.416
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8068

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