Whieldon Cat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1825

GUSN

GUSN-10728

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
molding (forming)
sponging
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Molded
Sponge-painted
Earthenware
Lead Glazed
Figurine, Animal

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Wheildon, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Staffordshire, England; England, Yorkshire

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 1 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.585

Places

Possibly