Animal figurine

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1810

GUSN

GUSN-17359

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

Descriptive Terms

figurines
earthenware
enameling
overglazing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cows
Earthenware
Overglazed
Enameled
Cow
Staffordshire
FIGURINE, ANIMAL

Inscription

Decorator's mark on bottom in overglaze black wash: ""3""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn

Accession Number

1961.157