Figurine of peacock

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-7484

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

Descriptive Terms

figurines
earthenware
Earthenware
Majolica
Peacock
Overglazed
Figurine, Bird

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Southern Europe

Dimensions

20 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.310